No. 49
26th October 1864
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit to you the enclosed copy of a proposal from the Bishop of British Columbia for the division of the Diocese of British Columbia into two, and the endowment of a new Bishoprick. I have received this proposal from the Archbishop of Canterbury who has intimated to me his approval of it.
I enclose a copy of the answerManuscript image which I have returned to His Grace and I have to request that you will take an early opportunity of acquainting me with your views on the subject.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 26 October 1864, NAC RG7:G8C/04, 315. 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/V647249.html.

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