Day: May 29, 1975

Memorandum for Mr. Gravelle- Material for discussions in Quebec on “patriation”

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONFIDENTIAL May 29th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR MR. GRAVELLE: Material for discussions in Quebec on “patriation” Thank you for the attached material for my discussions with Mr.Bourassa yesterday on “patriation”. I read and digested it pretty thoroughly before the meeting and it was very helpful. You and Mr.Hurley will be getting copies of my notes on the meeting which Mr. Bourassa has asked us to keep particularly confidential. Mr. Chouinard said there had been quite a good discussion in the Assemblé nationale earlier… Read more Memorandum for Mr. Gravelle- Material for discussions in Quebec on “patriation”

Memorandum for the Prime Minister- Meeting with Mr. Bourassa on “patriation” of the Constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Mr. Carter Mr.Gravell Mrs.Reed Mr.Hurley May 29th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER: Meeting with Mr. Bourassa on “patriation” of the constitution I had dinner in Quebec last night with Mr.Bourassa and Julien Chouinard to discuss your proposals about “patriation” of the constitution. Mr. Bourassa arranged the meeting in this way and with only the three of us present since he wants to keep the fact of discussions very private at this stage. Attached is a copy of a note I have… Read more Memorandum for the Prime Minister- Meeting with Mr. Bourassa on “patriation” of the Constitution

Memorandum for Mr. Carter- “Patriation” of the Constitution: Quebec Position

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Mrs. Reed Mr.Gravelle Mr.Hurley May 29th, 1975. MEMORANDUM FOR MR. CARTER: “Patriation” of the constitution: Quebec position Attached is a copy of the memorandum for the Prime Minister to which I referred in our telephone conversation this morning. I am sending copies also to Mrs. Reed and Messrs. Gravelle and Hurley and I would appreciate it if all would regard the material as being for their own eyes only. While I left the challenge with Julien Chouinard to come up with some… Read more Memorandum for Mr. Carter- “Patriation” of the Constitution: Quebec Position