Resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Vancouver Island

Title

Resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Vancouver Island

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Presidents--Assassination
Condolence notes
Colonies--Administration

Creator

Legislative Assembly of Vancouver Island

Source

Record Group 59: General Records of the Department of State, 1763-2002, Entry 177: Foreign Messages on the Death of Abraham Lincoln, 1865, National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865-04-20

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

RG59E177-375

Coverage

48.4167, -123.3667
Victoria, British Columbia
Canada

Has Version

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States of America, and the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary of State (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1866), 351.
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States of America, and the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary of State (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1867), 460-61.

Transcription

Resolution passed by the legislative assembly of Vancouver’s Island, on the 20th day of April, 1865.

Resolved, That this house, taking into consideration the great calamity which has befallen the United States of America, and the rest of the civilized world, in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, does adjourn till tomorrow as a mark of respect to the memory of the great departed, the chief of a nation connected by the nearest ties with our own, and glorying in the same origin, the same traditions, and the same freedom.

R. W. TORRENS,
Clerk of the House .

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Text

Resolution passed by the legislative assembly of Vancouver's Island, on the 20th day of April, 1865.

Resolved, That this house, taking into consideration the great calamity which has befallen the United States of America, and the rest of the civilized world, in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, does adjourn till tomorrow as a mark of respect to the memory of the great departed, the chief of a nation connected by the nearest ties with our own, and glorying in the same origin, the same traditions, and the same freedom.

R. W. Torrens,
Clerk of the House.

Original Format

paper and ink
2 p.
20.25x33 cm

Citation

Legislative Assembly of Vancouver Island, “Resolution of the Legislative Assembly of Vancouver Island,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed July 8, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/21587.