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OTTAWA:

PRINTED BY A. S. WOODBURN, ELGIN STREET.

1882.

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THE DEBATES

OF THE

SENATE OF CANADA

IN THE

FOURTH SESSION OF THE FOURTH PARLIAMENT OF THE DOMINION OF

CANADA, APPOINTED TO MEET FOR THE DESPATCH OF BUSINESS 9TH FEBRUARY, 1882, IN THE FORTY-FIFTII YEAR OF THE REIGN OF

HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA.

Nova Scotia ;

Quebec;

THE SENATE.

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 House, a Return from the Clerk of the the FOURTH SEssion of the Fourth Parlia. 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

session, that on the re-assembling of Parliament ALEXANDER W. Ogilvik, 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

realized. JAMES SKEAD, Esq., of the City of Ot

Canada has been favored with a year of great tawa, Ontario;

prosperity.

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. auspices.

The following members were then in- Her trade and commerce 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. Hox. JAMES SKEAD ;

For these various blessings we cannot be suffi

ciently thankful to the Giver of all good things. Hox. 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 Hox. 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.

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