British & Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company, Limited

To The Earl Granville
Colonial Office London

Received 15 June 1869

May I come to England for a few weeks before proceeding to British Columbia direct. Opportunity next week. Important to convenience of family & for information on public affairs.
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Sandford
Refusal telegraphed back yesterday.
Put by.
CC 17/6
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At once.
FRS 17/6
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Draft telegram, Colonial Office to Musgrave, 16 June 1869, stating importance of proceeding directly to British Columbia.