19th May 1858.
My Lord
The accompanying letter is the duplicate of one previously forwarded. The news by the last mail from Frazer River, fully confirms the previous rumours respecting the extraordinary richness of New Caledonia as a gold region, from private and pretty accurate sources. I may observe that I am tempted to believe that it will exceed in that respect anything heretofore known
I remain
Your Lordships
Most obedt Servt
Thos Rowlandson
To the Right Honble Lord Stanley
Secty of the Colonies
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by. The enclosure is a duplicate of the commn we have recd & ansd
28 June.

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Rowlandson, Thomas to Stanley, Edward Henry 19 May 1858, CO 6:29, no. 6128, 190. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B586R04.html.

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