Despatch from Viscount Monck to Lieutenant Governor Anthony Musgrave (5 March 1866)
By: Viscount Monck
Citation: Despatch from Viscount Monck to Lieutenant Governor Anthony Musgrave (5 March 1866). “RETURN To an Address of the Honorable the Legislative Assembly, of the 12th June, 1866, asking for Correspondence relative to the Union of the North American Provinces” in Sessional Papers (1866).
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MONTREAL, 5th March, 1866.
SIR,—I have the honor to acknowledge, with thanks, the receipt of your Despatch (No. 109, of February 19th), transmitting a copy of the Speech with which you opened the Session of the Parliament of Newfoundland, and of the Addresses of both Houses in reply to it.
I observe with great pleasure the assent given by both Houses to the principle of Union of the Colonies of British North America., and I trust that means may be discovered in the course of the present year to harmonize the views of ail the Colonies as to the details of a plan for applying the principle in practice.
I have, &c.,
His Excellency A. Musgrave, Esq.,
&c., &c., &c.,