Despatch from Lieutenant Governor Arthur Gordon to the Secretary of State for the Colonies, No. 63 (16 July 1866)
By: Arthur Gordon
Citation: Despatch from Lieutenant Governor Arthur Gordon to the Secretary of State for the Colonies, No. 63 (16 July 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 Lieut.-Governor the Hon. ARTHUR GORDON to the Right Hon. The SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES.
Fredericton, N. B., July 16, 1866.
(Received, July 28, 1866)
(Answered, No. 11, August 1, 1866, page 123.)
I HAVE the honour to inform you that in compliance with a resolution of the House of Assembly (a copy of which was transmitted to you in my Despatch, No. 55, * of the 23rd ultimo), I have appointed the following gentlemen delegates from his province to confer with Her Majesty’s Government on the subject of the union of the British North American Colonies :–Hon. Peter Mitchell, President of the Executive Council ; Hon. Samuel Leonard Tilley, Provincial Secretary ; Hon. Charles Fisher, Attorney General ; Hon. Robert Duncan Wilmot, M. P. P., Member of the Executive Council ; Hon. Edward B. Chandler, M. L. C. ; and John M. Johnson, Esq., M. P. P.
I have, &c.
(Signed) ARTHUR GORDON.
The Right hon. The Secretary of State for the Colonies,
&c. &c. &c.