No. 2
Downing Street
6 January 1859
Sir,
The Queen having been pleased to institute a Court of Vice Admiralty for the Colony of British Columbia, I transmit to you herewith Her Majesty's Commission as Vice Admiral of the Colony.
I also transmit to you Her Majesty's Commission to Mr Matthew Baillie BegbieasManuscript image as Judge of that Court.
The fees demanded by the High Court of Admiralty upon this last Commission amount to Seven pounds eight shillings and four pence: and you will require payment thereof from Mr Begbie and remit the amount to this office.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your Obedient
humble Servant
E B Lytton
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P.S. I transmit to you herewith, in order that they may be delivered to the Judge of the Vice Admiralty Court 5 copies of the Rules and Regulations touching the practice to be observed in Suits and Proceedings in that Court.
Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer to Douglas, James 6 January 1859, LAC RG7:G8C/7, 3. 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/B597002.html.

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