Special general meeting of the justices of the peace for the town of Calcutta, held on Tuesday, the 13th June, 1865.
Present, the chairman and vice-chairman, Hon. W. S. Seton-Karr, Colonel
Nicolls, R. E., and fifty-five others.
The honorable W. S. Seton-Karr proposed the following resolution:
That the justices for the town of Calcutta, in meeting, view with the utmost abhorrence the diabolical act which has deprived the United States of America of their President.
The resolution being seconded by Baboo-Ramanath-Tagore, was carried unanimously.
Mr. J. H. Ferguson then moved the following resolution:
That the justices desire to express their deep sympathy for the widow and the children of the late President, and for the American people, under the loss they have sustained.
The resolution was seconded by Dr. Brougham, and carried unanimously.
Mr. Remfry then moved—
That these resolutions be communicated to the consul general for the United States in this city, with a request that he will transmit the same to the widow of the late President and to the American government.
The resolution being seconded by Mr. J. B. Roberts, was carried unanimously.
V. H. SCHALCH,
Chairman to the Justices of the Peace.