No. 28
27 April 1869
I am directed by the Secretary of State to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No. 22 of the 1st of March and to convey to you the confirmation of the leave of absence for twelve months which you have granted to Mr. Benjamin W. Pearse, Assistant Surveyor General of British Columbia.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient,
Humble Servant,