Reep to Lytton
Royal Mail Steam Packet
Company,
No 55, Moorgate Street,
London
27th August 1858
Sir
I am instructed to state that a Deputation of Directors from the Company are desirous of waiting upon you on the subject of Mail communication with British Columbia, in extension of the line now existing to Colon, and I am respectfully to solicit the favor of your granting them an interview in reference thereto.
If quite convenient to yourself the Deputation will be happy to wait on you on Manuscript imageMonday next at two o'clock.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your obedient Servant
Rd T. Reep
Secretary
Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton Bart. M.P.
H.M. Secretary of State
Colonial Department
Downing Street
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Sir Edward Lytton will be in Town on Monday for he has an appointment with Mr C. Villiers on that day.
ABd. 28 Augt.
Mr. Bidwell
Let Sir E. Lytton see this today.
HM Augt 28
Interview fixed for Monday at 2 'oclock.
HWB Aug. 28/58
Put by
Reep, Richard Thompson to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 27 August 1858, CO 6:26, no. 8702, 310. 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. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/V585MI27.html.

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