No. 149, Military
Government House Victoria
Vancouvers Island
4 May 1859
Sir
I have the honor to acknowledge your Despatch of the 4th February No 141 and I received with pleasure your approval of the measures I adopted in sending the detachmentManuscript imagedetachment of Royal Engineers under Captain Grant to Fort Langley without delay, and also your approval of the other proceedings mentioned in my Despatch No 34.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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P. by.
At once.
HM June 27
Douglas, James to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 4 May 1859, CO 60:4, no. 6505, 348. 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/B59149.html.

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