Order from the House of Assembly of Nova Scotia, Signed by C.P. Wetmore (25 May 1865)
By: C.P. Wetmore
Citation: Journal and Proceedings of the House of Assembly of the Province of Nova Scotia, Appendix No. 10–Union of the Colonies (1866) at 3.
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House of Assembly, 25th May, 1865.
Whereas the Lieut. Governor of this Province bas received from the Lieut. Governor of Nova Scotia copies of resolutions passed by the Legislative Council and House of Assembly of that Province, expressing a wish to renew the negotiation for a Union of the Maritime Provinces; and whereas it is desirable to ascertain whether a Legislative or Commercial Union of these Provinces on terms advantageous to all is practicable,—
Therefore Resolved, That an humble address be presented to His Excellency the Lieut. Governor, requesting him to appoint Delegates, not to exceed five, to confer with a Delegation to be appointed by the Governments of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, on the subject of such Union.
Ordered, That the Hon. Mr. Smith, Mr. Kerr and Mr. Cudlip be a Committee to wait upon His Excellency with the address.
(Signed) C. P. WETMORE, Clerk.