Leach to Secretary of State
Whitby Canada West
12 October 1858
My Lord
A few enterprising men with families having an idea of emigrating are desirous of knowing on what terms Land can be obtained and what inducements the Government feel disposed to hold out to parties actually settling in Vancouvers Island.
I have My Lord
The honor to be
Your very Obedient Servant
Stephen Leach

The Colonial Sec.
London, England
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
The parties should apply to the H.B.Co who have the power of selling land in V.C. Island till the first of next May. Request the Govr to state this to the applicant.
ABd 1 Novr
Annex draft.
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Draft reply, Lytton to Sir E. Head, Canada, No. ?, 9 November 1858.