No. 99
Downing Street
9 May 1862
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch marked Separate of the 18th of February last, enclosing a copy of the notice which you issued on the occasion of the death of H. R. H. The Prince Consort. The feelings of loyalty and attachment to Her Majesty which you describe as evincedbyManuscript image by the Inhabitants of Vancouver Island are very gratifying.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient Servant