No. 36, Separate
14th June 1864
Sir
I have the honor to transmit certain Resolutions adopted by the Legislative Assembly of this Colony with a view to Her Majesty's Government taking any action in the matter which may be deemed expedient.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your very obedient Servant
A.E. Kennedy
Governor
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Sir F. Rogers
Put by till the enclosures arrive.
VJ 8 Augt
FR 8/7
The enclosures are now arrived.
VJ 13 Augt
Mr Cardwell
I propose to take your directions personally on this.
TFE 15 August
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To F.O. saying that, whenever the question of the Reciprocity Treaty & trade be raised by the Govt of the U.S., it may be very desirable to consider the expediency of including the Colonies of Vancouver & B. Columbia.
Ack. & assure Gov. Kennedy that the subject [sentence not completed]. Wait till we hear from Columbia.
EC 16
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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J.S. Helmcken, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, to Kennedy, 11 June 1864, forwarding resolutions of the Assembly.
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Statement of three resolutions of the Legislative Assembly, dated 15 December 1863, respecting the desirability of the two colonies seeking inclusion in a reciprocity treaty with the U.S.
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Elliot to E. Hammond, Foreign Office, 19 August 1864, forwarding copy of the despatch and asking that the resolutions be taken into consideration in any future negotiations respecting reciprocity.
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Mr Cardwell
I would request your consideration of the modifications in this draft.
TFE 16/8
Kennedy, Arthur to Cardwell, Edward 14 June 1864, CO 305:22, no. 7397, 296. 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/V64136.html.

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