Despatch from Viscount Monck to Right Hon. Edward Cardwell, No. 35 (30 January 1865)

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Date: 1865-01-30
By: Viscount Monck
Citation: Despatch from Viscount Monck to Right Hon. Edward Cardwell, No. 35 (30 January 1865) 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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No. 7.

Copy of a DESPATCH from Viscount MONCK to the Right Hon. Edward CARDWELL., M.P.

(NO. 35.)                                                                                                                                                                    Quebec, January 30, 1865.

(Received, February 17, 1865.)

SIR,                                                                                                                                                 (Answered, No. 30. February 21, 1865, p. 12.)

I HAVE the honour to enclose a copy of a circular Despatch which I have this day addressed to the Lieutenant-Governors and to the Governor of Newfoundland.

I have, &c.

The Right Hon. Edward Cardwell, M.P.,                                                                                                   (Signed)                MONCK.

&c.            &c.            &c.

Enclosure in No. 7.

Viscount MONCK to Lieutenant-Governors.

SIR,                                                                                                                                                                          Quebec, January 30, 1865.

I HAVE the honour to transmit for your information a copy of the resolution which it is proposed by my Government to move in both Houses of the Legislature of this Province on the subject off the proposed Union of the British North American Provinces.

I also enclose, as printed by the Legislative Assembly, copies of correspondence that has been laid before both Houses of the Canadian Legislature.

I have, &c.

(Signed)              MONCK.


THAT an humble address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that She may graciously pleased to cause a measure to be submitted to the Imperial Parliament for the purpose of using those Colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and Prince Edward Island in one Government, with provisions based on the following resolutions which were adopted at a Conference of delegates from the said Colonies held at the city of Quebec on the 10th of October 1864.

(Here follow the resolutions verbatim.*)

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