Corry to Under-Secretary of State
28 March 1859
With reference to your letter of the 22d of January transmitting a copy of the report of Captain Richards on the Harbours of Van Couver's Island and the coast of British Columbia; I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to request you will lay before Secretary Sir Bulwer Lytton the accompanying copy of a report from the Hydrographer of this Office in regard to the suggestions of Captain Richards for the lighting of Juan de Fuca Strait, and the approach to Esquimalt Harbour.
I am etc.
H. Corry
Minutes by CO staff
Manuscript image
Mr Merivale
The Bd of Trade has some despatches of Govr Douglas under its consn at present on this subject. Refer this to the Dept?
ABd 1/4
At once.
HM Apl 1
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
Manuscript image
Report on lighthouse requirements for Vancouver Island, 25 March 1859, signed by John Washington, Hydrographer.
Corry, Henry Thomas Lowry to Carnarvon, Earl 28 March 1859, CO 305:12, no. 3328, 22. 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/V595AD05.html.

Last modified: 2020-12-02 13:40:34 -0800 (Wed, 02 Dec 2020) (SVN revision: 5008)