Greville to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Council Office, Whitehall
5 April 1856
I am directed by the Lord President of the Council to transmit to you the enclosed Order of Her Majesty in Council of the 4th inst. for establishing a Supreme Court of Civil Justice in Vancouver's Island, under the 12 & 13 Vict. c. 48; and I am to request that you will be pleased to lay the same before the Secretary of State for the Colonial Department.
I am, Sir,
G. Greville

H. Merivale Esqr
The Under Secretary of State
Colonial Office
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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"Order in Council establishing a Supreme Court of Civil Justice in Vancouver's Island," 4 April 1856 (40 pages, extensive minutes and revisions), as approved by the Law Officers.
Minutes by CO staff
Draft Order as approved. See Law Officers report 1652/56 19 Feb.
People in this document

Greville, G.

Merivale, Herman

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Colonial Office

Law Officers

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Vancouver Island


Greville, G. to Merivale, Herman 5 April 1856, CO 305:7, no. 3120, 196. 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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