Despatch from the Earl of Carnarvon to the Officer Administering the Government, No. 131 (30 January 1867)
By: Earl of Carnarvon
Citation: Despatch from the Earl of Carnarvon to the Officer Administering the Government, No. 131 (30 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 the Officer Administering the Government
Downing Street, January 30, 1867.
I HAVE the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch, No.5.* of the 4th […] transmitting an address to the Queen, from the Rev. John Bethume, and others, residing in Lower Canada, praying that the interests of the Protestant and English minority of Her subjects in that Province may be secured in the proposed scheme for the Confederation of the British North American Colonies. You will inform Mr. Bethune that the important questions indicated in the address are under my consideration, in conjunction with the delegates.
I have, &c.
The Officer Administering the Government,
&c. &c. &c.