No. 24, Miscellaneous
25th April 1865
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit a copy of correspondence which has passed between the Consul of the United States resident in this Colony and myself in reference to the death of President Lincoln.
I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient Servant
A.E. Kennedy
Governor
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 4 July
TFE 5 July
EC 5
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Kennedy to Allen Francis, 22 April 1865, enclosing copy of a resolution of the Legislative Assembly expressing sympathy "in the calamity which has befallen the United States of America," and concurring fully in the sentiments expressed.
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Resolution passed by the Legislative Assembly, 20 April 1865, as noted above, signed by R.W. Torrens, Clerk of the House.
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Francis to Kennedy, 24 April 1865, acknowledging receipt of his letter and enclosure and expressing thanks "for this evidence of sympathy in our country's affliction."
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to E. Hammond, Foreign Office, 8 July 1865, forwarding copy of the despatch and enclosures.
Kennedy, Arthur to Cardwell, Edward 25 April 1865, CO 305:25, no. 6184, 361. 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/V65024.html.

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