No. 90
4 February 1859
Sir,
With reference to your Despatch of the 15th Ultimo, No 76, upon the subject of the erection of Light Houses upon two very important positions off the Coast of Vancouver's Island, I have now theManuscript imagethe honor to submit to you herewith a very complete and valuable report upon the subject, which has kindly been made to me, in accordance with my request, by Captain Richards of Her Majesty's Ship Plumper, together with Tracings of the Line of Coast exhibiting the exact positions upon which the Lights should be placed.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Add to the correspondence now going to Bd of Trade on this subject.
ABd 30/3
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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G.H. Richards to Douglas, 21 January 1859, reiterating his support for lighthouses at Race Rocks and Fisgard Island.
Douglas, James to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 4 February 1859, CO 60:4, no. 3270, 109. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B59090.html.

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