No. 59
Downing Street
30 April 1859
The Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty have submitted to my consideration the question of reserving coal, and TimberManuscript image for Government purposes in British Columbia and Vancouvers Island, and I transmit to your herewith, for your information the copy of a report which I have obtained from Her Majesty's Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners upon it. I have intimated to the Admiralty my concurrence in the views expressed by the commissioners on this subject.
I have etc.
In the absence of Sir E.B. Lytton
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
J.W.C. Murdoch and Frederick Rogers, Emigration Commissioners, to Merivale, 18 April 1859, concerning the reservation of coal and timber for government purposes in Vancouver Island and British Columbia.