No. 41, Legislative
24th June 1865
Referring to your Despatches Nos 8 and 20 dated 1st and 11th June 1864, I have the honor to transmit the copy of "An Act to repeal a portion of 'The First Telegraph Act, 1864,'" which will be forwarded with other Acts at the usual time and in the usual manner.
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I have been unable to procure the passing of this Act at an earlier period.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient Servant
A.E. Kennedy
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
This is only a copy of an Act. The Act itself will arrive in due course, & will be reported on by Sir F. Rogers.
Sir F. Rogers—on his return—for infn.
ABd 25 Augt
I think that we will avoid troubling Sir Frederic at all with this, as [is so purely?] intermediate & of no practical effect.
Put by.
TFE 25 August
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy of "An Act to repeal a portion of 'The First Telegraph Act, 1864,'" as per despatch.
Kennedy, Arthur to Cardwell, Edward 24 June 1865, CO 305:25, no. 8222, 689. 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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