No. 14
Downing Street
4 February 1859
Sir
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 35 of the 27th November, and to convey to you my approval of the measures you adopted in sending the detachment of Royal Engineers under Captain Grant without delay to Fort Langley.
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I also approve of the other proceedings reported in your Despatch.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your most obedient
humble Servant
E B Lytton
Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer to Douglas, James 4 February 1859, LAC RG7:G8C/7, 56. 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/B597014.html.

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