No. 46
New Westminster
14 May 1868
My Lord Duke,
I have the honor to forward an authenticated and two plain copies of an Ordinance of the recent Session of the Legislature of this Colony entitled: No 1. An Ordinance to establish a Standard of WeightsandManuscript image and Measures.
2. I add the report of the Attorney General.
3. This Ordinance was brought before the Legislative Council in order to carry out the instructions conveyed in Your Graces despatch No 56 of the 10 September 1867.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke,
Your Grace's most obedient
humble Servant.
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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CC 1 July
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Sir F. Rogers
Ordinance to establish a Standard of Weights & Measures.
The Ordinance of 1867 (which was open to several objections which were pointed out in the Despatch of Sept 1867) is repealed and the amendments suggested have been made.
Sanction.
HTH 2/7
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At once.
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
Three printed copies of ordinance not on microfilm.
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H.P.P. Crease, Attorney General, to Seymour, 4 May 1868, reporting on the ordinance as per despatch.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 43, 4 July 1868 conveying “Her Majesty's Gracious Confirmation and Allowance of the British Columbia Ordinance No. 1 of 1868 entitled "An Ordinance to establish a Standard of Weights and Measures."”
Seymour, Frederick to Grenville, Richard 14 May 1868, CO 60:32, no. 6955, 405. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B68046.html.

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