Trevor to Under-Secretary of State
Board of Trade,
(Harbour Department),
Whitehall, S.W.,
January 9, 1869
With reference to a letter of the 13th July 1868 addressed to this Office by the Colonial Secretary at Vancouvers Island, copy of which is enclosed stating that he had returned two fountain Lamps for Fisguard Lighthouse and requesting that two Moderator Lamps might be sent out in lieu thereof I am directed by the Board of Trade to acquaint you for the information of Earl Granville that a case containing two moderator lamps has been delivered to the Crown Agents for transmission to the Colony, and to request that the same may be intimated to the Governor of Vancouvers Island.
I am at the same time to transmit a copy of a letter from Messrs Wilkins & Co upon the subject of fountain Lamps havingbeenManuscript image been sent out for Fisguard Lighthouse instead of Moderator Lamps.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient Servant
C. Cecil Trevor
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Sandford
Copy to Govr for his information.
CC 11/1
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At once.
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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W.A.G. Young, Colonial Secretary, to Secretary, Board of Trade, 13 July 1868, requesting substitution of moderator lamps for two fountain lamps being returned.
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M. Wilkins and Co. to Assistant Secretary, Harbour Department, Board of Trade, 16 September 1868, explaining why fountain lamps had been sent instead of moderator lamps.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Granville to Seymour, No. 3, 13 January 1869 transmitting a letter from the Board of Trade, reporting that two Moderator Lamps have been delivered to the Crown Agents for transmission to British Columbia.