A Progression of Judges: A History of the Supreme Court of British Columbia

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NOTES TO CHAPTER ONE
1.
Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th Ed., 20: 247.
2.
Margaret Ormsby, British Columbia: A History. ( Toronto: Macmillan, 1958), p. 85.
3.
Public Archives of British Columbia (P.A.B.C.), Douglas Correspondence Outward.
4.
Roderick Haig-Brown, "Diplomat's Fish," in British Columbia: A Centennial Anthology ( Vancouver: McClelland and Stewart, 1958), pp. 198-204.
5.
Roderick Finlayson, Biography ( P.A.B.C.) Transcript, p. 14, quoted by Haig-Brown, p. 200.
6.
Douglas to Simpson, private, 20 March 1846. Quoted by Ormsby, p. 87, from W. Kaye Lamb , Introduction to the Letters of John McLaughlin, Third Series, p. iv.
7.
Revised Statutes of British Columbia (R.S.B.C.), 1979, Appendix Part B, p. 18.
8.
E. O. S. Scholefieid and F. W. Howay, British Columbia from Earliest Times to the Present, vol. 2 ( Vancouver: S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1914), p. 25.
9.
P.A.B.C., Papers relating to the grant of Vancouver's Island to the Hudson's Bay Company, p. 18.
10.
R.S.B.C., 1979, Appendix Part B, p. 21.
11.
Ibid., s. 1.
12.
Ibid., ss. 2 and 3.
13.
Helmcken, as quoted in Scholefield and Howay, 2: 606.
14.
Alexander Begg, History of British Columbia ( 1894; Rpt. McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1972), p. 199.
15.
Derek Pethick: James Douglas: Servant of Two Empires ( Vancouver: Mitchell Press Limited, 1969), pp. 104-6.
16.
D. M. Farr, "The Organization of the Judicial System in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, 1849- 1871." Unpublished copies are found in the Special Collections of the U.B.C. Library and the 0 Judges' Library in the Law Courts, Vancouver, B.C.
17.
P.A.B.C., 55, No. 5, pp. 76-77.
18.
Begg, p. 201.
19.
P.A.B.C., J. S. Helmcken, Reminiscences. 1892, vol. 3, p. 32, quoted in Ormsby, p. 107.
20.
P.A.B.C., Governor Douglas, Despatches to London 1851 - 55.
21.
Scholefield and Howay, 1: 654.
22.
Farr, p. 16.
23.
The Judicial Review Procedure Act, R.S.B.C. 1979, cap. 209.
24.
30 Victoria, Ordinance no. 70.
25.
The Law and Equity Act, R.S.B.C. 1979, cap. 224.

NOTES TO CHAPTER TWO
1.
P.A.B.C., (a) Despatches 1851-55 No. 2, pp. 110; (b) Papers relating to Vancouver Island, no. I, p. 37.
2.
Ormsby, pp. 119 and 120, quoting remarks made in Parliament.
3.
R.S.B.C., 1979, Appendix Part B--Constitutional Documents, p. 25.
4.
P.A.B.C., Papers relating to Vancouver Island, no. 2, 1863, pp. 45-46.
5.
See note appended to the order-in-council published in R.S.B.C., 1979, Appendix Part B--Constitutional Documents, p. 5.
6.
Farr, p. 19.
7.
Ibid.
8.
P.A.B.C. --C-AA-10-L26.
9.
Pethick, pp. 224 and 234 respectively, quoting from Douglas's letter.
10.
In 1855 a colonial militia detachment with a strength of ten, all ranks, was organized in Victoria. In the following year its complement was trebled. B. A. McKelvie and W. E. Ireland, "The Victoria Voltigeurs," in B.C. Historical Quarterly 20 ( July-Oct. 1956).
11.
P.A.B.C., Despatch, Douglas to Newcastle, Nov. 8, 1855.
12.
P.A.B.C., Despatch, LaBouchere to Douglas, 28 Feb. 1856.
13.
Begg, p. 205
14.
P.A.B.C., Despatch from Douglas to LaBouchere, 20 Aug. 1856.
15.
Begg, p. 207.

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