No. 59
Downing Street,
30 April 1859
The Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty have submitted to my consideration the question of reserving coal and Timber for Government purposes in British Columbia and Vancouvers Island, and I transmit to you herewith, for yourinformationManuscript image information the copy of a report which I have obtained from Her Majesty's Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners upon it. I have intimated to the Admiralty my concurrence in the views expressed by the Commissioners on this subject.
I have the honor to be
Your most Obedient,
Humble Servant,
In the absence of
Sir E.B. Lytton