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.