BC No. 27
5 October 1858
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your [VI] Despatch No. 33 of the 13th of August last, enclosing copies of your correspondence with the House of Assembly from the 16th July, to the 10th of August.
I have read with great regret the painful disclosures as to the state of the Prison in Vancouver's Island which are contained in the report of the Committee appointed to enquire into that subject, and I earnestly hope that through your energy and the favorable disposition of the Assembly measures will not only be proposed but carried out to remedy so great an evil.
I have etc.
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Douglas, James

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer

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Vancouver Island