No. 2, Miscellaneous
9th January 1866
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit the copy of a Resolution adopted by the Legislative Assembly of Vancouver Island on the subject of reciprocal commercial intercourse between the United States and the British North American Colonies.
I have already brought thissubjectManuscript image subject under your notice and stated my opinion of its great importance to the trade and progress of these Colonies.
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
Copy to For: Office.
Inform the Governor that both this & his previous desph No 86 have been so dealt with.
ABd 6.3
See Minute on 2169.
TFE 6 March
WEF 7/3
EC 8
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Resolution of the Legislative Assembly in favour of including Vancouver Island in any negotiation "for reciprocal commercial intercourse between the United States and the British North American Colonies," passed 8 January 1866, signed by R.W. Torrens, Clerk of the House.
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Elliot to Foreign Office and Board of Trade, 20 March 1866, forwarding copies of the despatch and enclosure.
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Kennedy, No. 9, 16 March 1866.
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Blackwood
Drafted in accordance with the minutes on 2169 herewith.
Kennedy, Arthur to Cardwell, Edward 9 January 1866, CO 305:28, no. 2171, 4. 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/V66002.html.

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