Province of Canada, Legislative Assembly, [Printing of Confederation Debates], 8th Parl, 3rd Sess (9 February 1865)
By: Province of Canada (Parliament)
Citation: Province of Canada, Legislative Assembly, Journals of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada, 8th Parl, 4th Sess, 1865 at 90.
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Mr. Perrault, from the Joint Committee of both Houses on the subject of the Printing of the Legislature, presented to the House the Second Report of the said Committee, which was read, as followeth:—
That they have carefully considered the subject of making arrangements for·the printing of the Debates on the Resolutions upon the Confederation of the British North American Provinces, and having referred the same to a Sub-Committee, they beg herewith to submit their Report, which they recommend for the adoption of Your Honorable House.
Committee Room, February 9, 1865.
The Sub-Committee of the Joint Committee on Printing, to whom was referred the subject of making arrangements for the Printing of the Debates on the Resolutions upon the Confederation of the British North American Provinces, beg leave to report:—
That the Morning Chronicle newspaper offers to furnish 5,000 copies in English of all the Speeches for £530.
That the Canadien newspaper offers to furnish 5,000 copies in French of the same for the like amount.
The Sub-Committee have also had an offer from certain Reporters to furnish manuscript copy of the Speeches, at the rate of $4 per newspaper column of printed matter; from certain translators, to translate the same at 10s. per column; and from the Contractors of the Parliamentary Printing, to print the same at 37 cents per mille cms, and 20 cents per token of 250 impressions.
The Sub-Committee beg to recommend the latter arrangement, as in their opinion the best for the public interests.
Mr. Perrault moved, seconded by Mr. Mackenzie (Lambton), and the Question being put, That this House doth concur in the said Report;
The House divided:—And it was resolved in the Affirmative.