Gray to Under-Secretary of State
Board of Trade
(Harbour Department)
Whitehall, S.W.
9 September 1868
With reference to your letter of the 20th June transmitting a requisition for Oil and Stores for Vancouver's Island Lighthouses, I am directed by the Board of Trade to transmit to you herewith a Bill of Lading for the same, per "Prince of Wales"; and to request that you will move His Grace the Duke of Buckingham and Chandos to cause it to be forwarded to the Governor of Vancouver's Island.
I have the honor to be,
Your obedient Servant,
Thomas Gray
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
To the Governor. Dft. herewith.
CC 10 Sept
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 71, 14 September 1868 transmitting “a letter from the Board of Trade with a Bill of Lading for Oil and Stores for the Vancouver Island Lighthouse.”