Despatch from Lieutenant Governor George Dundas to Right Hon. Edward Cardwell, No. 69 (8 October 1864)
By: George Dundas
Citation: Despatch from Lieutenant Governor George Dundas to Right Hon. Edward Cardwell (8 October 1864) in Prince Edward Island, Journal of the House of Assembly of Prince Edward Island, Appendix E (1865).
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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND,
8th October, 1864.
I have the honor herewith to enclose a correspondence between the Governor General and myself on the subject of a Deputation from this Province to attend a Conference to be held at Quebec on the 10th instant, the proposed Conference to consider the question of a Union of Canada and the Maritime Provinces.
In compliance with the Governor General’s request, that I would name a Deputation to represent Prince Edward Island at this forthcoming Conference, I appointed the following gentlemen, viz: Hon. Messrs. Gray, Palmer, W. R. Pope, Davies, Coles, Haviland, Whelan and A. A. Macdonald. All these gentlemen have proceeded to Canada to attend the Conference with the exception of Mr. Davies, who is detained by business engagements.
I have; &c. &c. &c.
(Signed) GEORGE DUNDAS,
The Right Honorable
Edward Cardwell, M. P.,
&c. &c. &c.