No. 15, Separate
21st March 1865
Sir,
Referring to my Despatch No 14 of this date I have the honor to transmit certain Resolutions and a Report of the Chamber of Commerce of Victoria on the subject of union with British Columbia.
I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient Servant
A.E. Kennedy
Governor
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
See 4618, 4620, 4622.
ABd 16 May
TFE 12 June
CF July 4
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
Chamber of Commerce to Henry Wakeford, Acting Colonial Secretary, 9 March 1865, forwarding resolutions and a report passed by the chamber in favour of union with British Columbia, signed by Jules David, President.
Three resolutions passed unanimously by the Chamber of Commerce on 6 March 1865 on the subject of union, including a request that the decision of the chamber be transmitted to the Secretary of State.
Detailed report prepared for the Chamber of Commerce and passed unanimously by that body on 6 March 1865, in order to "place on record the facts and circumstances that necessitate their present expression of opinion" in favour of union and a tariff, with enclosures (eighteen pages).
Formal copy of the three resolutions as noted above, dated 6 March 1865, forty-one signatures.
Formal copy of the report as noted above, dated 6 March 1865, forty signatures.
Kennedy, Arthur to Cardwell, Edward 21 March 1865, CO 305:25, no. 4619, 166. 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/V65015.html.

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