Canada State Papers Volume 4

Canada State Papers Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ...Majesty's Government to be able to dispense with a mode of punishment which can never be resorted to without reluctance, and I feel confident that the lenity shown towards the great mass of the persons arrested for participation in the rebellion will have a beneficial effect in attaching the lower classes of the French Canadians to the Government of the country, and in disabusing their minds of the false opinions which had been inculcated by designing and ill-affected persons. With respect to those persons who are now or may shortly be under sentence of transportation in Upper and Lower Canada, my predecessor's Despatch of the 18th January will have apprised you that Her Majesty's Government intended to take measures for their removal from Canada directly to the place of their destination. I have now to inform you that the necessary orders have been issued to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to send to the St. Lawrence, as early as possible, a vessel capable of conveying not less than 200 convicts from Canada to Australia. This vessel will therefore be able to carry to their destination the persons sentenced to transportation in the Upper Province, as well as in Lower Canada. I have, &c. (Signed) NORMANBY. Sir John Colborne, G.C.B., &c. &c. &c. (No. 33.) No. 5. Copy of a DESPATCH from the Marquis of Normanby to Lieutenant-General Sir John Colborne, G.C.B. Sir, Downing-street, 15th May, 1839. I Have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch of the 16th No. 5. April, No. 58, enclosing the copy of a letter which you had received from Sir to"JoimoSb!!w George Arthur, accompanied by a congratulatory address from the two branches of May 15, 1839. the legislature of Upper Canada, on your appointment to be...show more

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  • Paperback | 412 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 730g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236648099
  • 9781236648099