No. 7
10th February 1871
My Lord,
Referring to my Despatch No 8 of the 22nd January, I now have the honor to enclose the original Address from the Legislative Council to the Queen praying for the admission of British ColumbiatoManuscript image to the Dominion of Canada.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
Your most obedient
Humble Servant
A. Musgrave
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Dealtry
Address to the Queen from B. Columbia for Union with Canada.
The Address from Canada must be waited for.
CC 8/3
WD 8/3
Sir F. Rogers
Nothing can be done at present upon these papers, except to acknowledge the receipt & to add that the address has been laid before the Queen who was pleased to receive the same very graciously.
HTH 9/3
And will take it into consn when the Canadian address arrives.
FR 9/3
EHKH 9/3/71
So proceed.
K March 10/71
See Gov. Canada 82, 4161 April 12, 1871.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Printed copy of address to the Queen passed by the Legislative Council, no date, as per despatch.
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Original handwritten copy of same address, no date, signed by Philip J. Hankin, Speaker.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Kimberley to Musgrave, No. 19, 11 March 1871.
Musgrave, Anthony to Wodehouse, John 10 February 1871, CO 60:43, no. 2349, 80. 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/B71007.html.

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