No. 120
Downing Street
13 November 1862
Sir,
I have received and have had under my consideration 7 Acts—Nos. 54 to 60 passed by the Legislature of Vancouver Island in the months of May & July last, and transmitted to me in your Despatches in the Margin. [Marginal note: 34—10 June/62, 38—24 July/62.]
I have reported to Her Majesty in Council my opinion that the said Acts should be left to their operation; and I have the honor to transmit to you herewith an Order of Her Majesty in Council, dated the 1st Instant approving that Report.
I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
Newcastle

Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
Manuscript image
Arthur Helps, Council Office, to Colonial Office, 13 November 1862, reporting the approval of the following acts: No. 54, An Act to Authorize the Governor of Vancouver Island and Its Dependencies to Borrow Money for Temporary Purposes; No. 55, An Act to Confirm the Appointment of Certain Members of the Court of Revision under the Real Estate Tax Act 1860; No. 56, An Act to Enlarge the Time Limited by the Victoria Gas Company's Extension Act 1861 for the Establishment of Gas Works and Buildings by the Victoria Gas Company; No. 57, An Act to Authorize the Chief Justice of Vancouver Island and its Dependencies to Make Certain Necessary Appointments; No. 58, An Act to Establish Fire Limits within the Town of Victoria; No. 59, An Act to Protect the Property of a Wife Deserted by her Husband; and No. 60, An Act to Authorize the Appoinment of a Sanatory Commission for the Town of Victoria and to Define the Powers thereof.
People in this document

Douglas, James

Helps, Arthur

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes

Organizations in this document

Colonial Office

Places in this document

Vancouver Island

Victoria

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 13 November 1862, NAC RG7:G8C/3, 147. 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/V627120.html.

Last modified: 2020-12-02 13:40:34 -0800 (Wed, 02 Dec 2020) (SVN revision: 5008)