No. 105
4 December 1869
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch No. 9 of the 15th October reporting your return from a tour through the mainland of the Colony.
I have read with interest your account of the Colony and the Addresses with whichyouManuscript image you were welcomed at New Westminster, Yale, Lytton, Williams Creek, Cariboo, Clinton, Lightning Creek and Quesnelmouth.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
F. R. Sandford
for Earl Granville