No. 81
7 August 1869
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of Mr. Hankin's Despatch No. 26 of the 3rd of July and to inform you that as Mr. J.W. Trutch has divested himself of all pecuniary interest or connection in Tolls of the Alexandra Bridge I havemuchManuscript image much pleasure in confirming him in the appointment of Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works in British Columbia.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
Humble Servant