Despatch from Viscount Monck to Right Hon. Edward Cardwell (14 November 1864)

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Date: 1864-11-14
By: Viscount Monck
Citation: Despatch from Viscount Monck to Right Hon. Edward Cardwell (14 November 1864) in United Kingdom, Correspondence Respecting the Proposed Union of the British North American Provinces (London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1865).
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(No. 174.)

Government House, Quebec,
November 14, 1864.


I HAVE the honour to transmit for your information a copy of a Despatch which I have addressed to each of the Lieutenant-Governors of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, and to the Governor of Newfoundland, enclosing copies of the Resolutions of the late Conference at Quebec on the Union of the Provinces of British North America.

I have, &c.
(Signed) MONCK.

The Right Hon. Edward Cardwell, M.P.,
&c. &c. &c.


Government House, Quebec, November 12, 1864.

REFERRING to my Despatch of 23rd September, and to your answer of 3rd October, I have the honour to inform you that the gentlemen named by you to represent Nova Scotia began their consultations with the delegates from the other Provinces and the Ministers of Canada on the 10th October.

The members of the Conference chose Sir E. P. Taché, Prime Minister of Canada, as their chairman, and I have now the honour to transmit to you a copy of the resolutions adopted by the Conference, authenticated by the signature of that gentleman.

I have also transmitted a similar copy to Her Majesty’s Secretary of State for the Colonies, and the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and the Governor of Newfoundland.

I have, &c.
(Signed) MONCK.

His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor
of Nova Scotia, &c., &c., &c.

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