Shepherd to Lytton
Hudson's Bay House
July 1858
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of Mr Merivale's letter of the 29th Ultimo, transmitting, by your direction, a copy of a Despatch received from Governor Douglas on the subject of the gold field on Fraser's River, and of the answer which you proposed to return thereto, and I beg, on the part of the Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company, to express their thanks for this communication.
I have the honour to be Sir,
Your obedt humble Servant
John Shepherd
The Right Honble Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart
&c &c &c
Colonial Office
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd. 2 July. HM Jy 2 C. July 3