No. 19
Downing Street,
9 September 1858
Sir,
With reference to my despatch of the 1st instant, 1 apprising you that Captain Parsons would proceed at once to British Columbia accompanied by twenty men of the Royal Engineers, I have to acquaint you that the Lords Commissoners of the Treasury have issued to him the Sum of Five hundred pounds (£500), and have given him authorityManuscript image to draw Bills for a further sum of Five hundred pounds (£500) should he find it necessary to enable him to reach his destination.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
E B Lytton
Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer to Douglas, James 9 September 1858, LAC RG7:G8C/6, 188. 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/B587019.html.

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