No. 23
Downing Street
7 March 1871
I have received your Despatch No. 2 of the 18th January transmitting returns relative to the hospital[s] of B.C.
I observe with satisfaction the creditable state of those two Hospitals which are under Government control.
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The state of the Lunatics in the Gaols of Victoria and New Westminster is far from satisfactory. I hope when Confederation takes place means will be found to provide a provide a proper lunatic asylum.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
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Musgrave, Anthony

Wodehouse, John

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Wodehouse, John to Musgrave, Anthony 7 March 1871, NAC RG7:G8C/18, 83. 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.

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