No. 16
Downing Street,
5 September 1859
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 167, of the 8th of June, and to thank you for the general information it contains as to the state of British Columbia. I have also to request that you will convey to Mr Justice Begbie the expression of mythanksManuscript image thanks for the very full and interesting account of his expedition up the Country.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant