§ MR. ADDERLEY
said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Colonies, Whether he has received intelligence of proceedings in both Houses of Legislature of Nova Scotia favourable to the confederation of the North American Provinces?
§ MR. CARDWELL
, in reply, said, he had received a letter from Her Majesty's Consul at New York, informing him that he had received from the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia a communication to the effect that proceedings had taken place in both Houses of the Legislature of Nova Scotia favourable to the confederation of the North American Provinces. The majority in the Upper House was eight, and in the Lower House eleven.