No. 4
Downing Street
2 September 1858
Sir,
I have to acquaint you that Her Majesty has been pleased to appoint Mr Matthew Wm Begbie to the Office of Judge for the Colony of British Columbia.
You will deliver the enclosed Commission toManuscript imageto Mr Begbie, having first duly entered the same on the records of your Government.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most Obedient
humble Servant
E B Lytton
Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer to Douglas, James 2 September 1858, LAC RG7:G8C/6, 10. 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/B587004.html.

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