No. 78
Downing Street,
16 June 1859
With reference to my despatch of the 11th of May on the subject of the erection of Light Houses in Fucas Straits and the approaches to Esquimalt Harbour I transmit to you herewith for your information and guidancetheManuscript image the Copy of a letter from the Board of Trade on the subject.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Herman Merivale
in the absence
of Sir E.B. Lytton
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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James Booth, to Elliot, 11 June 1859, advising that "the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade" will "give instructions for the construction of the Lanterns and Lighting apparatus" for "these two Lighthouses," and forwarding Sullivan's memorandum on "the dimensions that will be required at the top of the Towers."