Despatch from Lieutenant Governor George Dundas to Viscount Monck (6 October 1864)
By: Anthony Musgrave
Citation: Despatch from Lieutenant Governor George Dundas to Viscount Monck (6 October 1864) in Province of Canada, Legislative Council, Journals of the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada, 8th Parl, 3rd Sess, 1865 at 36-48.
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Prince Edward Island, 6th October, 1864.
MY LORD—I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt, this day, of your Despatch, dated 23rd September, transmitting to me, copy of an approved Minute of the Executive Council of Canada, respecting a proposal to hold, at Quebec, on the 10th October, a Conference of Delegates from the Maritime Provinces, with the Ministers of Canada, to consider the question of a Union of these Provinces.
Your Lordship invites me to name a deputation to represent Price Edward Island at this approaching Conference.
I have accordingly, with the advice of my Ministers, named the following gentlemen, who will, I understand, proceed to-day to Quebec, in order to be present there on the 10th instant.
The Hon. J.H. Grey, Prince Edward Island; the Hon. E. Palmer, Attorney General; the Hon. N.H. Pope, Colonial Secretary; the Hon. A.A. McDonald, M.L.C.; the Hon. G. Coles, M.P.P.; the Hon. T. H. Haviland, M.P.P.; the Hon. Edward Whelan, M.P.P.
I have, &c.,
(Signed,) GEORGE DUNDAS,
His Excellency the Viscount Monck.