No. 27
Downing Street,
5 October 1858
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your [Vancouver Island] Despatch No 33 of the 13th of August last, 1 enclosing copies of your correspondence with the House of Assembly from the 16th June, to the 10th of August.
I have read withgreatManuscript image great regret the painful disclosures as to the state of the Prison in Vancouver's Island 2 which are contained in the report of the Committee appointed to enquire into that subject, and I earnestly hope that through your energy and the favorable disposition of the Assembly measures will not only be proposed but carried out to remedy so great an evil.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant,
E B Lytton
  1. I.e, Douglas to Stanley, No. 33, 13 August 1858, 9853, CO 305/9, p. 170.
  2. = state of prison. State of the prison in Vancouver's Island. Corr with Assembly??
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Douglas, James

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer

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