No. 59 [VI]
Downing Street,
29 December 1858
With reference to previous correspondence respecting the repayment of a sum of money1 advanced by you in 1856 to the Authorities of Washington Territory, I transmit for your information Copy of a furtherDespatchManuscript image Despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington enclosing a Copy of the answer which he has received from the United States Secretary of State on the subject of this claim.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant,
E B Lytton
Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer to Douglas, James 29 December 1858, LAC RG7:G8C/6, 488. 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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