No. 75
Downing Street,
3 June 1859
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch, No 136, of the 12th April last, containing further reports on the general state of British Columbia and forwarding for my inspection a nugget of Gold which had been recently found at Bridge River.
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I beg to thank you for your attention in sending me this interesting specimen of the metallic produce, of the new Colony.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
in the absence of Sir E.B. Lytton