No. 1
10 June 1858
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch No 7 of the 5th of March last and with reference to your suggestion that the party sent to survey the line of boundary should be increased, I have to acquaint you that subsequently to the date of the letter to which you refer it was determined to send fifty Sappers, exclusive of Non-Commissioned Officers, instead of thirty.
I have etc.
Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer to Douglas, James 10 June 1858, CO 410:1, 127. 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/V587201.html.

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