No. 5
16 January 1869
My Lord Duke,
I am greatly obliged for the information conveyed in Your Grace's Confidential despatch of the 14th of NovemberrespectingManuscript image respecting the assumed power of the Governor to reserve bills for Her Majesty's consideration. I need not say that the directions it contains shall be strictly obeyed.
2. It was, however, never my thought that Her Majesty would take a part in our LegislationfurtherManuscript image further than directing me, through Your Grace to assent or not to assent to a bill passed by the Legislative Council.
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 25/2
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Sir F. Rogers
This may be put by.
HTH 25/2
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At once.
FR 25/2
Seymour, Frederick to Grenville, Richard 16 January 1869, CO 60:35, no. 2190, 12. 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/B69005.html.

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