No. 20
Downing Street
24 April 1860
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch No. 28 of the 27th of February last enclosing a letter from Colonel Moody recommending the construction of a Military Road from New Westminster to Burrards Inlet.
In reply I have to instruct you that I cannot sanction the formation of such a road atManuscript imageat the cost of Imperial funds.
I have the honor to be
Your Obedient Servant