Despatch from the Duke of Newcastle to Lieutenant Governor Arthur Gordon, No. 56 (23 October 1863)
By: Duke of Newcastle
Citation: Despatch from the Duke of Newcastle to Lieutenant Governor Arthur Gordon (23 October 1863) in UK, HC, Return to an Address of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 30 June 1864; for Copy of Correspondence between any of the North American Provinces and the Imperial Government, relating to their Application for Assistance in raising a Loan for an International Railway (1864).
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Downing-street, 23 October 1863.
LEARNING from Lord Monck’s Despatch to me of the 1st October (No. 93),* that his Lordship had sent you a copy of an approved Minute of the Executive Council of Canada, dated the 29th of last September, purporting to be an answer to your Despatch to his Lordship of the 18th of the same month, on the subject of the contemplated survey of the line for the Intercolonial Railroad, I deem it advisable to put you in possession of the Despatch which I have addressed to Lord Monck. I accordingly enclose you a copy for your information.
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