De Cosmos and Courtney to Secretary of State
Victoria, B.C.
May 19th 1870
In behalf of a Public Meeting held in Victoria Theatre on May 13th 1870, with reference to the suspension of the Honorable Thomas Basil Humphreys, of which we were respectively the Chairman and Secretary; we have the honor to transmit the accompanying resolution that was passed nearly unanimously on that occasion.
Herewith are also two copies of the Evening News, dated respectively May 11th and May 14th 1870; the first shewing that due notice was given of the Meeting, and the second containing a report of the same.
We have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient Servants A. De Cosmos, Chairman
Henry C. Courtney, Secretary
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
See minute on Gov: 6782.
CC 27/6
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Put by. Not sent through the Governor—but sufficiently disposed of in 6782.
RGWH July 1/70
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Resolution passed at a public meeting in Victoria, 13 May 1870, expressing opposition to the suspension of Thomas Basil Humphreys from the Legislative Council. Signed by De Cosmos and Courtney on behalf of the meeting [no indication of how many attended].
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Note on microfilm as follows: Folios 275-278v not photographed. Newspapers, The Evening News—Vol: 3, Nos 25 & 25; 11th & 14th May 1870.
[Sender not known.] to Leveson-Gower, Granville George 19 May 1870, CO 60:42, no. 6776, 271. 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/B705MI05.html.

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