Whitman to Lytton
Colehook Dale
Decr 14th 1858
I have been requested by my brother in law Lord Bandon to ask you if you willManuscript image kindly give a letter of recommendation to the Governor of British Columbia in favor of a Mr John Gaggin of the Royal Cork Artillery who isManuscript image about to emigrate.
The object is to certify that he is a respectable person and Lord Bandon is prepared to state that such is the case.
Believe me
truly & obliged
Henry Whitman
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Blackwood
Please give letter.
EBL Dec 17/58
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Letter of introduction, 22 December 1858, addressed to Douglas through Gaggin, introducing that gentleman to the attention of the governor.