No. 54
29th October 1864
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 46 of the 14th of July accompanied by the transcript of an Act recently passed by the Legislative Council and Assembly of Vancouver Island "respecting Barristers and Attorneys at Law," from which you hadManuscript image withheld your assent in consequence of the report of the Colonial Attorney General.
I am informed by the Law Officers of the Crown that there is no sufficient reason for not assenting to this Act. You will therefore be at liberty to assent to it and to send it home in an Authenticated form for the purpose of being left to its operation.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient servant
Edward Cardwell
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Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 29 October 1864, NAC RG7:G8C/04, 321. 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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