No. 1
Government House
British Columbia
11th January 1871
My Lord,
I have the honor to forward to Your Lordship, printed copies of the Speech with which I opened the Session of the new Legislative Council on the 5th instant, and of the Address which IreceivedManuscript image received yesterday in reply.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
Your most obedient
Humble Servant
A. Musgrave

The Right Honble
The Earl of Kimberley K.P.
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
Ackn: receipt?
CC 6 Feby
RGWH Feb 7/71
A judicious speech—I think the Colony is fortunate in its Governor at this critical point in its history.
EHKH 7/2/71
K Feb 7/71
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Government Gazette Extraordinary, 11 January 1871, containing Musgrave's speech opening the Legislative Council on 5 January 1871, the response of the council, and the governor's rejoinder.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Kimberley to Musgrave, No. 11, 9 February 1871.