No. 77, Separate
1st October 1866
My Lord
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 3, 13th August 1866 transmitting a copy of the Act passed by the Imperial Parliament for the union of the colony of Vancouver Island with the Colony of British Columbia.
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Your Lordship may feel assured that I will afford Governor Seymourmy cordial co-operation in supporting the policy of Her Majesty's Government in the consolidation of these Colonies which it has been my earnest desire to see effected.
I beg to offer my very grateful thanks for the favourable view you have been pleased to take of my administration of theGovernmentManuscript image Government of this Colony.
I will place myself at Governor Seymour's disposal as to the time of my departure for England.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
Your Lordship's most obedient Servant
A.E. Kennedy
Minutes by CO staff
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VJ 10 Novr
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Put by?
TFE 10/11
CBA 12/4
C 12 Nov
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Carnarvon to Kennedy, No. 3, 13 August 1866, extensively edited.
Minutes by CO staff
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I submit this dft for consideration. The Mail to V.C.I. will be
despatched on the 16 instt.
ABd 9 Augt/66