No. 3
8 February 1859
I have the honor to report to you that on the 10th January last I appointed Mr George H. Heaton, to the office of Sheriff for Vancouver's Island.
2. Mr Heaton was introduced to me by your letter of theManuscript imagethe 1st October last,
No record of this letter sent to the Dept.
and I was very glad to be able to confer this appointment upon him, as well as to have a person on the spot so well recommended, and apparently so well fitted for the discharge of the duties appertaining to it.
I have etc.
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
HM Mh 30
Sir E. Lytton
Did you give Mr Heaton a letter of introduction or do you know anything of him?
C Mch 31