No. 27
29 May 1865
Sir,
I have the honor to inform you that I have received a despatch from the Governor of Newfoundland on the subject of the establishment of Telegraphic communication between that Province and British Columbia.
I take this opportunity of informing you that Governor Musgrave states that for the present he considered Halifax as the bestManuscript image terminus for Telegraphic Messages to and from Europe.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 29 May 1865, NAC RG7:G8C/5, 138. 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/V657027.html.

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