No. 7
17th February 1865
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 100 of the 3rd December reporting the circumstances under which you had accepted the resignation of Mr. Horace Smith of his Office of Commissioner of Police in Vancouver Island.
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I approve the course you have adopted with regard to Mr. Smith, and I learn with satisfaction from your Despatch that you are taking vigorous measures to eradicate abuse, and to establish a sound and satisfactory administration of the Police.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
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Kennedy, Arthur

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Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 17 February 1865, NAC RG7:G8C/5, 43. 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/V657007.html.

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