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FOURTH SESSION OF THE FOURTH PARLIAMENT OF THE DOMINION OF
CANADA, APPOINTED TO MEET FOR THE DESPATCH OF BUSINESS 9TH FEBRUARI, 1882, IN THE FORTY-FIFTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF
HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA.
THE SPEECH FROM THE THRONE
At 3 p.m., His EXCELLENCY THE Governor Ottawa, Thursday, Feb. 9th 1882.
GENERAL proceeded n state to the Senate ChamThe Speaker took the Chair at Three ber, and took His Seat upon the Throne. The o'clock.
Members of the Senate being assembled, His Ex
cellency was pleased to command the attendance NEW SENATORS.
of the House of Commons, and that House being THE SPEAKER presented to the
present, His ExcELLENCY was pleased to open
the Fourth SESSION of the FOURTH PARLIAHouse, a Return from the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, setting forth that His MENT OF THE DOMINION OF CANADA, with the Excellency the Governor General had following Speech : summoned to the Senate,
Honorable Gentlemen of the Senate :
Gentlemen of the House of Commons : THOMAS McKay, Esq., of Colchester,
The hope I expressed at the close of the last Nova Scotia ;
session, that on the re-assembling of Parliament ALEXANDER W. OGILVIE, Esq., of the we should be able to congratulate ourselves on a City of Montreal, for the Alma Division, season of peace and prosperity has been fully Quebec ;
realized. JAMES SKEAD, Esq., of the City of Ot
Canada has been favored with a year of great tawa, Ontario ;
Her farmers have enjoyed a plentiful harvest DONALD MCINNES, Esq., of Hamilton, and remunerative prices. Ontario,-and
Her manufacturing and other industries have THOMAS ROBERT MCINNES, Esq., of been and continue to be developed under favorable New Westminster, British Columbia. Jauspices.
The following members were then in- ' Her trade and con merce have been steadily. troduced, and having taken the oath pre- increasing, and peace and order prevail within scribed by law, took their seats :
her borders. Hon. JAMES SKEAD ;
For these various blessings we cannot be suffi
ciently thankful to the Giver of all good things. Hon. A. W. Ogilvie ;
The Chief Magistrate of the United States has HoN. T. McKAY;
been cut off by the hand of an assassin, and it is
fitting that the sorrow of our people for a loss Hon. D. McINNEs, (Hamilton.)
which was not that of our friends and neighbours The House was then adjourned during alone, should be here adverted to as another inpleasure.
stance of the sympathy which unites in brother