No. 10
4 February 1869
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch No. 125 of the 30th November enclosing a letter addressed to you by certain delegates from a convention held at Yale enclosingcopiesManuscript image copies of Resolutions and an address on the subject of the admission of British Columbia into the Dominion of Canada, the desirability of immediately establishing Representative Institutions with responsible Government in the Colony, and the necessity for retrenchment in the Public Expenditure.
Your despatch also encloses what appear to be certain advertisements signed by persons in Victoria who declare that those delegates have not in any way received authority to represent theiropinionsManuscript image opinions or desires.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Granville
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Leveson-Gower, Granville George

Seymour, Frederick

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Leveson-Gower, Granville George to Seymour, Frederick 4 February 1869, NAC RG7:G8C/16, 44. 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/B697010.html.

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