Stephenson to Secretary of State
Butcher Row

I shall feel much oblige[d] if you will inform me whether the Government have published any information relative to Vancouver Island and British Columbia, and where such can be obtained as I purposeManuscript image emigrating very shortly and wish to secure the most reliable and authentic statements procurable.
I am, Sir,
Your obedt Servt
Robt Stephenson
May 13th 1862
To The Secretary of
The Colonial Office
Minutes by CO staff
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Inform the writer where the Parly papers may be purchased.
ABd 14 May
TFE 14/5
Other documents included in the file
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Fortescue to Stephenson, 16 May 1862, advising where he might obtain information on the colonies.