No. 37
Downing Street,
23 March 1859
I have to acknowledge the receipt of a letter from Mr H.M. Snyder dated Victoria, Vancouver's Island 20th December last relative to a Memorial addressed to me by Proprietors, Householders and Residents of Vancouvers Island, expressingtheirManuscript image their gratification at your having been appointed Governor of British Columbia, I request that you will inform Mr Snyder that I have received his letter.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
E B Lytton
Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer to Douglas, James 23 March 1859, LAC RG7:G8C/7, 168. 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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