Despatch from Right Hon. Edward Cardwell to Lieutenant-Governor Fenwick Williams (9 June 1866)
By: Edward Cardwell
Citation: Despatch from Right Hon. Edward Cardwell to Lieutenant-Governor Fenwick Williams (9 June 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 a DESPATCH from the Right Hon. EDWARD CARDWELL, M.P., to Lieut.-Governor Sir W. F. WILLIAMS, Bart., K.C.B.
Downing Street, June 9, 1866.
I HAVE the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch, No. 12,* of the 24th of May, enclosing a Petition to the Queen from the inhabitants of the county of Kings, Nova Scotia, on the subject of the Union of the British North American Provinces.
I have to request you to acquaint the petitioners that I have laid their Petition before Her Majesty.
I have, &c.
(Signed) EDWARD CARDWELL.
Lenient.-General Sir W. F. Williams, Bart., K.C.B.,
&c. &c. &c.