No. 4
Downing Street
2 September 1858
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
Your most Obedient
humble Servant
E B Lytton