Helps to Under-Secretary of State
Council Office, Whitehall
14th February, 1867
I am directed by the Lord President of the Council to transmit to you the enclosed Order of Her Majesty in Council of the 2nd instant, leaving to their operation, Nine Acts passed in the Island of Vancouver, in the Months of February, June, July, August and September 1866, Nos 125, 127, 128, 129, 131, 132, 133, 134 and 135; and I am to request that you will be pleased to lay the same before the Secretary of State for the Colonial Department.
I am,
Your most obedient Servant
Arthur Helps
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Sir F. Rogers
Forward the despatch prepared on the 19 Decr—altering the despatch—so as to make it convey the Ord: in Council confirming 9 Acts instead of 8.
The 9th Act was sent subsequently to the Council Office.
ABd 14 Feb
FR 14/2
HTH 15/2
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Draft reply, Carnarvon to Seymour, 15 February 1867, noting extensive revisions to acts passed on Vancouver Island.
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Not to be sent till the O. in Council is received.