No. 56
Downing Street,
16 December 1858
Sir,
With reference to my Despatch, No 49, of the 1st of December, 1 have to acquaint you that the Lords Commissoners of the Treasury have authorised the Paymaster General to accept and pay a Bill for Forty Pounds (£40) drawn by Captain Parsons, R.E. onaccountManuscript image account of the Royal Engineers proceeding to British Columbia under his charge.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant,
E B Lytton
Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer to Douglas, James 16 December 1858, LAC RG7:G8C/6, 479. 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/B587056.html.

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