No. 90
19th November 1866
My Lord
I have the honor to acquaint you that the "British Columbian Act 1866" has been this day published & proclaimed in this place, in accordance with the terms of the Act; and that therefore from and after this date the form of Government existing in Vancouver Island as aseparateManuscript image separate Colony ceases, and Vancouver Island becomes united with British Columbia, as provided by the Act.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
Your Lordship's most obedient
and humble Servant
William A. G. Young
Minutes by CO staff
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Acknowledge rect.
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Sir F. Rogers
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Draft reply, Carnarvon to Seymour, No. 9, 23 January 1867.
Young, William Alexander George to Carnarvon, Earl 19 November 1866, CO 305:29, no. 416, 476. 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/V66090.html.

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