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Month: June 1867

Confederation Documents: British North America Act- 1st Draft (Schedule)

Click here to view the original document (PDF). FIRST DRAFT OF BILL. THE SCHEDULE. First Members of the Legislative Council of United Colony. 1. Upper Canada. 2. Lower Canada. [Specifying the Twenty-four Divisions.] 3. Nova Scotia. 4. New Brunswick. [No. 30 of the Amended Resolutions (Powers and Privileges of the Houses) may be provided for by Colonial Legislation. Nos. 31-7 (Courts, Judges, etc.) might be left for Colonial Legislation, unless there is some special Reason for having them inserted in the Imperial Act. No. 40 and Parts of Nos. 47-50… Read more Confederation Documents: British North America Act- 1st Draft (Schedule)

MOTION FOR RETURNS. Mr John Freeman-Mitford Lords — June 20, 1867 (UK)

Click here to view the original document (Hansard UK — External Site). HL Deb 20 June 1867 vol 188 cc129-44 129 LORD LYVEDEN , in moving for Returns relating to the Business of the House—the number of Peers who have attended each sitting, the measures passed, the number of divisions, the number of times proxies have been called and their effect upon the result of the divisions—said that in the first place he must apologize for introducing a subject which would more properly have originated with one of much greater… Read more MOTION FOR RETURNS. Mr John Freeman-Mitford Lords — June 20, 1867 (UK)