No. 32
Downing Street,
19 October 1858
I enclose for your information a Copy of a letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury announcing to me the munificent endowment offered by Miss Burdett Coutts for the foundation of a See in British Columbia, togetherwithManuscript image with my reply to that communication.1
I have as you will perceive by the correspondence gladly accepted this noble contribution to the cause of Christianity, and I rejoice to think that the service and ministrations of the Church will not be wanting to the early stages of Colonial life.
I have the honor to be
Your most Obedient
Humble Servant
E B Lytton
Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer to Douglas, James 19 October 1858, LAC RG7:G8C/6, 292. 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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