Whitman to Lytton
Sunniside
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
Other documents included in the file
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Letter of introduction, 22 December 1858, addressed to Douglas through Gaggin, introducing that gentleman to the attention of the governor.
Whitman, Henry to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 14 December 1858, CO 60:3, no. 12918, 716. 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/B586W01.html.

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