No. 17
Downing Street,
8 February 1859
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your [Vancouver Island] Despatch No 50, of the 7th of December last, relative to the claims of the Hudson's Bay Company to Lands adjoining their trading Establishments in British Columbia.
I have to refer youtoManuscript image to my Despatch, No 42, of the 16th November, and I await the full report which I have called for from you upon this subject. I should also wish before deciding on these claims to receive a report through you from the Commissioner of Crown Lands, and I request therefore that you will consult with Colonel Moody in the matter.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant,
E B Lytton
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Douglas, James

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer

Moody, Richard Clement

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Colonial Office

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