Despatch from the Earl of Mulgrave to the Duke of Newcastle, No. 43 (29 April 1863)
By: Earl of Mulgrave
Citation: Despatch from the Earl of Mulgrave to the Duke of Newcastle (29 April 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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Government House, Halifax, Nova Scotia,
29 April 1863.
My Lord Duke,
I HAVE much satisfaction in informing your Grace that I have this day assented to an Act passed by the Legislature of this Province, accepting the terms offered by Her Majesty’s Government for the construction of an intercolonial railroad; and I now enclose the copy of a Minute of my Executive Council, together with a copy of the Bill which has been passed.
I have, &c.