Downing Street
2 September 1858
Mr Merivale presents his Compliments to Mr Douglas and with reference to Sir Edward Lytton's despatchManuscript image of this day's date announcing the appointment of Mr Matthew Begbie to the Office of Judge in British Columbia, enclosed a copy of a private note from that gentleman stating that a sudden attack of illness will prevent his leaving this Country for one or two weeks. 1
[Herman Merivale]
Colonial Office, D.S.
2nd Septr 1858
  1. = Begbie letter, illness Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary) to Douglas, 2 September 1858, CO 398/1, p. 88; for Begbie's letter, see 8851, CO 6/27, p. 154.
People in this document

Begbie, Matthew Baillie

Douglas, James

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer

Merivale, Herman

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Colonial Office