No. 15, Separate
3rd March 1866
Sir,
At the request of the Legislative Assembly I have the honor to enclose the copy of a Resolution in which the Legislative Council concur, relative to the seat of Government of these Colonies when united.
As I have no informationofManuscript image of the intentions of Her Majesty's Government relative to uniting these Colonies I do not deem it necessary to trouble you with any remarks on the subject of this Resolution.
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
Acke receipt.
ABd 16 April
TFE 16/4
WEF 17/4
EC 18
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Resolution of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly, 2 March 1866, asking that attendant upon the decision to unite the colonies, a decision regarding the permanent seat of government be postponed "until the wishes of the people of the two Colonies be ascertained."
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Kennedy, No. 15, 21 April 1866.
Kennedy, Arthur to Cardwell, Edward 3 March 1866, CO 305:28, no. 3766, 193. 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/V66015.html.

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