George Brown Fonds, Drafts of the Quebec Resolutions – Notes on Division of Powers (20-21 October 1864)


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Date: 1864-10-20/21
By: George Brown
Citation: George Brown Fonds, Drafts of the Quebec Resolutions – Notes on Division of Powers, October 20-21st, 1864 (MG 24, B 40, Vol. 21, pp. 3763-3765).
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3763

Composition of Executive {Macdonald, Cartier, Brown, Galt}

Maintain Responsible Gov.?

L. Provinces form into on Prov.?

[not legible] —U.C.—L.C.—Maritime Prov.

Debt

Tariff

What local matters?

What general matter?

How construct the Law Debt?

How local authority Constructed?

330.867

252.047

080.552

663.466

U.C 1.396.091

L.C 1.110.664

3.170.221

3764

Shall the [?] provided items be committed to the general gov. or to the local?

[following word is double underlined] General

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Trade

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Currency

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Taxation for general purposes

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Banking

[checkmark inserted in left margin] [word not legible ?Interest]

Postal Service

Militia & Defense

Administration of justice – Criminal

Intercolonial Works [following word and question mark strikethrough] Civil?

[following provision and question mark strikethrough] Public Laws & Settlement?

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Sea Fisheries

Power to subsidy local [not legible] [bracket with word inserted doubtful]

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Naturalization

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Navigation [inserted to the right with question mark Civil Law?]

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Census

Assume Property & Debts [three illegible words]

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Agriculture [illegible word]

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Light-Houses

[following provision and question mark strikethrough] Power to restrict debts of local gov.

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Insolvency

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Patents & Copyrights

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Marriage & Divorce

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Weights & Measures

[checkmark inserted in left margin] Telegraph

[following word is double underlined] Local

Inland fisheries

Public Laws & Settlement

Education [inserted beneath word Reservation for [illegible word] two minorities]

Prisons

Hospital & Charities

Agriculture [illegible word to the right]

Roads

Power [eight illegible words follow]

Registration of titles

Municipal laws

[illegible initials J.P?]

Coroner

[following three words strikethrough] All parish bills

[following provision strikethrough] marriage & divorce

[following provision strikethrough] local works

All private & Local Bills except [illegible word banking]

[following provision strikethrough] Debts of local gov.

[following provision strikethrough] Prisons

[following provision strikethrough] Hospitals

[following provision strikethrough] Agriculture

[following provision strikethrough] Roads

[following provision strikethrough] [two illegible words]

[following provision strikethrough] Registration of [illegible word]

[following provision strikethrough] Bankruptcy

[following provision strikethrough] [illegible initials J.P?]

[following provision strikethrough] Coroner

[two illegible words]

[illegible word]

Medicine

[two illegible words]

Building [illegible word]

Railway [illegible word]

Land [illegible word]

Telegraph

Debts of Municipalities

3765

Executive as now

[line separator inserted]

Composition of Cabinet to be left to Crown

[line separator inserted]

Legislative Council

Nova Scotia – 21

New Brunswick 22

Canada 72

P.E. [number legible 13]

[tally of previous numbers] 128

[following two words strikethrough] Sixty members [inserted seventy five members or 72]

to be paid –

[following two words underlined] Leg. Assembly

Nova Scotia 55

New Brunswick 43

Canada 130

P.E. 30

[tally of previous numbers] 258

Min. 150 – Max 200

Paid?

[following word and question mark strikethrough] Term? [illegible word]

[illegible word with question mark]

[three illegible words with question mark]

[three illegible words with question mark] arrival

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