No. 155
Government House Victoria
Vancouvers Island
20 May 1859
I have duly received your Despatch of the 24th February No 24, referring to a Report made direct to the Secretary of State for the Colonies by Mr Begbie the Judge of BritishManuscript imageBritish Columbia upon his arrival at Vancouver's Island.
2. In compliance with your instructions I have informed Mr Begbie of the irregularity of this proceeding and have communicated to him the other matters touched upon in your Despatch.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd 13 July
At once.
HM Jy 13
Douglas, James to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 20 May 1859, CO 60:4, no. 6952, 370. 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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