No. 6
Downing Street
3 February 1860
With reference to my Despatch No. 17, of the 21st of October, and to previous correspondence respecting the Lighthouses to be erected at Vancouver's Island, I transmit for your information the copy of a letter from the BoardManuscript imageBoard of Trade relative to the apparatus and Stores for the Lighthouses, and reporting the engagement of two Persons as Lightkeepers.
I have etc.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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T.H. Farrer, Office of Committee of Privy Council for Trade, Marine Department, to George Davies, 24 December 1859, regarding terms of his appointment as lightkeeper.
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J. Booth, Trade, to Merivale, 25 January 1860, relating, in detail, arrangements made for the construction and operation of the Lighthouses at Vancouver's Island.
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Bill of lading for lighthouse hardware and supplies, 16 January 1860, signed by Robert B. Miller.
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Contract ticket, 19 January 1860, for George Davies, wife, three children, and William Roberts on Grecian.