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[21 April,
1825.]

[21 April,
1825.]

5th April.

21st April.


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No. 348.

R. W. HORTON TO MESSRS. NEWMAN, HUNT, CHRISTOPHER & CO.


PUBLIC ARCHIVES OF CANADA . Q. SERIES.  VOL. 172.  PT. 1, p. 110.
21st April, 1825.  
      “Having laid before Lord Bathurst your letter of the 5th instant, I am to acquaint you in reply that his Lordship does not anticipate that you will suffer the inconvenience which you apprehend from the proposed annexation of the Western part of the Coast of Labrador to the Province of Lower Canada, as instructions will be given to the Governor of that Province to propose to the Provincial Legislature to pass the necessary Laws for securing the speedy and economical administration of Justice on that part of the Coast which shall have been annexed to the Province.”



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R. W. HORTON TO LORD DALHOUSIE.

PUBLIC ARCHIVES OF CANADA . Q. SERIES. VOL. 172. PT. 1, p. 109.

Downing Street,              
21st April, 1825.  
My Lord,
      I transmit to your Lordship enclosed a Copy of a communication which has been received from Messrs. Newman, Hunt, Christopher & Co., and of a reply which has been returned by my direction and I have to request that in due time your Lordship will take the necessary measures to bring under the consideration of the Legislature of Lower Canada the expediency of passing proper Laws to secure the due Administration of Justice on that part of the Coast of Labrador which may be annexed to the Province.
  I have the honour to be,
           My Lord
Your Lordship's Most Obedient Servant
R. W. HORTON.          
The Earl of Dalhousie.

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