No. 8
Downing Street
11 August 1859
Sir,
With reference to my Predecessor's despatch No. 63 of the 11th May last on the subject of the erection of Lighthouses in Fucas Strait and the Approaches to Esquimalt Harbour.
I transmit for your information and guidance theManuscript imagethe copy of a letter from the Treasury with one from the Board of Trade, relative to the manner in which the payments should be made on this account, and I have to request that you will act in compliance with their Lordships views as signified in this letter.
I have etc.
Newcastle
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Booth to Secretary to the Treasury, 25 July 1859, as noted as an enclosure to the letter below.
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G. Arbuthnot, Treasury, to Merivale, 4 August 1859, enclosing Booth to Secretary to the Treasury, 25 July 1859.
Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 11 August 1859, LAC RG7:G8C/2, 69. 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/V597108.html.

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