No. 2
28th July 1866
Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to present to several of the more important Colonial Libraries copies of a collection of "The principal Speeches and addresses of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort."
In conveying to theNewManuscript image New Westminster Public Library the copy which I have the honor to enclose by The Queen's Command, you will express Her Majesty's full assurance that it will be valued as a momento of one who took a lively interest in the welfare of each separate portion of Her Colonial Empire, and who studied at all times to promote the diffusion of that sound and useful knowledge which is one of the surest foundations of order and prosperity in every community,andManuscript image and which Her Majesty doubts not the New Westminster Library is the means of spreading in British Columbia.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
The Officer Administering the Government
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Birch, Arthur Nonus

Carnarvon, Earl

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British Columbia

New Westminster