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Yale convention

The following article is from:
The British Colonist (British Columbia) August 26, 1868


THE Confederate League propose holding at Yale, on Monday, 14th September, 1868, a Convention of Delegates, for the purpose of accelerating the admission of this Colony into the Dominion of Canada, upon equitable and beneficial terms, and also, to devise means to secure Representative Institutions with Responsible Government for this Colony; and to take such other steps as the Convention may deem proper to obtain redress of the numerous grievances under which this country now suffers.

The inhabitants of the respective Districts of the Colony are invited to elect Delegates without delay, to represent their views in the above Convention. By Order of the Executive Committee,

ROBERT BEAVEN,
au26 tc Secretary.