Despatch from the Earl of Carnarvon to Lieutenant-General John Michel (7 January 1867)
By: Earl of Carnarvon
Citation: Despatch from the Earl of Carnarvon to Lieutenant-General John Michel (7 January 1867) 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. the Earl of CARNARVON to Lieut.-General Sir JOHN MICHEL.
Downing Street, January 7, 1867.
I HAVE the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch, No.8,* of the 13th December, enclosing a letter from the Honourable A. A> Dorion, accompanied by a memorial signed by himself and other members of the Canadian Legislature.
I have to request that you will acquaint Mr. Dorion, for the information of himself and of the other gentlemen whose names are attached to the document, that their memorial has now reached my hands through yourself, as the officer administering the Government of the Provinces, and that its contents will be duly weighed in common with the various other communications which have been received on the subject of Confederation.
I have, &c.
Lenient.-General Sir John Michel,
&c. &c. &c.