No. 3, Miscellaneous
2nd January 1865
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 49, 28th October 1864, enclosing the copy of a proposal from the Bishop of British Columbia for the division of that Diocese into two and the endowment of a new Bishoprick.
Having submitted the proposal with the accompanying documents to my Executive Council I am ofopinionManuscript image opinion that a compliance with it would be in every way beneficial to this Colony.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient Servant
A.E. Kennedy
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Either send a copy of this Letter at once to the Archbishop of Canterbury or wait the ansr from Govr Seymour.
ABd 1-3
Sir F. Rogers
Perhaps you will consider this.
TFE 1 March
I wd wait for the other ansr.
FR 1/3
CF 2
EC 3
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SeeGovrB. Columbia 6396/65.