Despatch from Lieutenant Governor Richard Graves Macdonnell to Governor General Viscount Monck (3 October 1864)
By: Richard Graves Macdonnell
Citation: Despatch from Lieutenant Governor Richard Graves Macdonnell to Governor General Viscount Monck (3 October 1864) in Journal and Proceedings of the House of Assembly of the Province of Nova Scotia, Appendix No. 3—Union of the Colonies (1865).
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Government House, Halifax, N.S.,
3rd October, 1864.
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch of the 23rd ult., which reached me on the 30th ult., transmitting a copy of an approved Minute of the Executive Council of Canada, dated the 23rd September, 1864, and inviting me to name a Deputation to represent Nova Scotia in the approaching Conference at Quebec, on the 10th inst.
In reply, I have the honor to state, for your Lordship’s information, that I have laid your Despatch and its enclosure before my Ministry, and I have appointed the Hon. Provincial Secretary, the lion. Attorney General, the Hon. R. B. Dickey, the Hon. J. McCully, and A. G. Archibald, Esq., to form a Deputation to meet the Delegates from the other British Provinces in Conference at Quebec, ·on the 10th inst., as proposed in your Lordship’s Despatch.
I have, &c.,
(Signed) RICHARD GRAVES MACDONNELL,
His Excellency the Governor General Viscount MONCK.