Despatch from the Earl of Carnarvon to Governor Anthony Musgrave (30 August 1866)
By: Edward Cardwell
Citation: Despatch from the Earl of Carnarvon to Governor Anthony Musgrave (30 August 1866) in UK, Parliament, Correspondence respecting the Proposed Union of the British North American Provinces (London: George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1867).
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Copy of DESPATCH from the Right Hon. the Earl of CARNARVON to Governor MUSGRAVE.
Downing Street, August 30, 1866.
I HAVE the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 117,+ of the 7th of August, enclosing a Memorial to the Queen from certain inhabitants of Newfoundland, praying that the Colony may not be included in any scheme of Union with the other Provinces until the question of Union shall have been submitted to the people at a general election. I have to request you to inform the memorialists that i have laid their Petition before Her Majesty.
I have, &c.