Thring to Assistant Under-Secretary
Office of the Parliamentary Counsel,
5, Park Street,
Westminster, S.W.
23 May 1870
I have settled the Bill relating to British Columbia according to my instructions. Care must be taken that the Bill is sufficiently wide to cover any order in Council intended to be made in pursuance thereof.
Yours very faithfully,
Henry Thring
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
I suppose this Bill as settled may now proceed. Ld Granville has (I think) decided to introduce it in the Lords.
I annex the draft Order in Council. I think the proposed Act is wide enough to cover the different provisions of the Order.
HTH 24.5.70
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At once. Proceed.
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The Governor's Despatch upon which the proposed change is based is in 3412.
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Mr Holland
What is the meaning of [cut off microfilm].
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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"Bill to make further provision for the Government of British Columbia," 18 April 1870, marked "Printed for the use of the Colonial Office," with extensive handwritten amendments.
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Second copy of Bill as described above, printed 26 May 1870.
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Third copy of Bill as described above, no date, final copy for presentation.
Minutes by CO staff
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Was any alteration made in the H of Commons in this Bill. Ld Kimberley must know on Monday morning.
HT Holland 6/8/70
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No alterations made in the Bill.
Thring, Henry to Monsell, William 23 May 1870, CO 60:42, no. 5583, 279. 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.

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