Ring to Cardwell
Septr 9th 1864
Dr Sir
The Governor has forwarded to you the originals of the enclosed with his own despatch.
As in the administration of affairs in this colony circumstances similar to those therein mentioned can hardly occur during my life the best part of which is long spent already and the great injustice, unintentionally done me, and which is felt by the whole Profession here and the Public if not rectified by you must be lasting, I feel the more sure that you will give your best attention to those circumstances.
I am Dear Sir
faithfully yours
D. Babington Ring

Rt Honble E. Cardwell
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by. Originals recd from the Govr.
ABd 21 Oct
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Ring to [Cardwell], 30 August 1864, disputing the promotion of Wood as Acting Attorney General over his own claim to the office, with detailed explanation and forwarding testimonials in support of his position.
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E. Alston to Ring, 23 August 1864, citing his experience, honor and capacity as ideal qualifications for the post of Attorney General and urging him to approach the governor and "make known your claims of which His Excellency may not possibly by aware."
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Copy, Four separate letters bearing testimony to Ring's ability as a barrister and to his general character, as follows:
1. George M. Butt, Temple, 9 June 1859.
2. F.W. Slade, Q.C., Temple, 8 June 1859.
3. C. Petersdorff, Temple, 11 June 1859.
4. Devon, Poor Law Office, London, 3 June 1859.
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Copy, Alston to Ring, as noted above.
Ring, George David Babington to Cardwell, Edward 9 September 1864, CO 305:24, no. 9653, 294. 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/V646R01.html.

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