No. 31
Downing Street
14 March 1859
I have received from Captain Parsons R.E. a letter dated Van Couver's Island 9th November last, stating that he proposed to assign a value of four shillings (4s/-) to the American Dollar in making payments to the Royal EngineersinManuscript image in British Columbia, and I enclose, for the information and guidance of yourself and of the Military Authorities in the Colony, the copy of a letter which I have received from the Treasury defining the rates which should regulate the issue to the Troops of United States Gold Coins.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
E B Lytton
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Douglas, James

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Parsons, Robert Mann

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Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer to Douglas, James 14 March 1859, LAC RG7:G8C/7, 152. 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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