Goring to Lytton
[Cuan Mail Milbay?], Plymouth
August 5, 1858 Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton Bart.
I shall feel obliged by your informing me if purchase of Land from the Hudsons Bay Company in Vancouvers Island will give me a right and title to the land without the Sanction of the British Government.
I remain Sir
Your respectful & faithful Servant
Willm Henry Goring
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
The ansr is in the affirmative provided the purchase is made before the 30 May/59?
ABd 10 Augt
Annex dt.
HM Aug 11
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Draft, Carnarvon to Goring, 17 August 1858, advising that his title to land purchased from the Hudson's Bay Company would be valid without government sanction, provided the purchase was made before 30 May 1859.