Downing Street
29 October 1858
By an official letter of this date I have granted an introduction to you in favor of Mr Joseph Trutch, a gentleman who has been engaged in surveying in Oregon under the government of the United States.
I have been so impressed with the capabilities and professional skill of Mr Trutch that I wish to recommend him more particularly to your notice in the belief that should an opportunity occur of employing him, I shall render you service in mentioning him as a person who I think would be likely to afford you useful assistance.
I have etc.
E.B. Lytton
Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer to Douglas, James 29 October 1858, CO 398:1, 134. 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.

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