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20 January 1871
Address to Queen for union with Canada on terms agreed upon passed Legislative Council unanimously today.
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
This looks like getting to business.
We must wait for the despatches.
CC 26/1
Yes. I fear the Canadian Parliament will demur to the terms, & it is difficult to see how they can carry out the Railway which is the principal inducement to the Columbians.
RGWH Jan 26/71
FR 27/1
EHKH 28/1/71
K Jan 29/71
See subsequent 3-2275 Jan 22.71 forwarding copy of address.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Kimberley to Musgrave, No. 6, 26 January 1871.
Musgrave, Anthony to Wodehouse, John 20 January 1871, CO 60:43, no. 899, 2. 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/B71001T.html.

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