No. 39
17th March 1869
My Lord,
With reference to my despatch No. 14 of the 4th February, I have the honor to transmit Copy of a paper containing the opinions of certainMembersManuscript image Members of the Legislative Council and some Merchants of Victoria with relation to a Treaty of Commercial Reciprocity with the United States of America.
2. The paper I enclose was handed to me by the Senior Member for Victoria on the occasion of my receiving a numerous Deputation on the subject.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
YourManuscript image Your Lordship's most obedient
humble Servant
Frederick Seymour
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Robinson
Add a copy of this in the letter to F.O. as per minute on 5339.
CC 20 May
FR 3/6
WM 4/6
G 7/7 [6]
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Paper signed by J.S. Helmcken "on behalf of himself & others," 12 March 1869, presenting their opinions in favour of a reciprocity treaty with the United States.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Granville to Young, Canada, No. 108, 12 June 1869.
Seymour, Frederick to Leveson-Gower, Granville George 17 March 1869, CO 60:35, no. 5396, 214. 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/B69039.html.

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