Wilson to Robinson (Senior Assistant Clerk)
The Electric & International Telegraph Company
Telegraph Street, London
October 24th 1867
Dear Sir,
I much regret that the telegraph authorities at New York should not, as yet, have replied to my sevice message inquiring whether a message can be sent direct to British Columbia.
As soon as I receive an answer, I will send you a copy.
Meanwhile I am informed by Mr Alexr C. Wilson of the New York Associated Press that the telegraph extends to Victoria Vancouver's Island. The rate from New York is $11.45 for ten words exclusive of address and signature, and $0.92 for each additional word.
I have the honor to be
Dear Sir,
Your obedient Servant
P. Schultz Wilson
Asst Secty
Minutes by CO staff
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WR 25 Oct
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Put by, at once.
TFE 27/10
Wilson, P. Schultz to Robinson, William 24 October 1867, CO 60:30, no. 10489, 347. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B675MI15.html.

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