No. 66
Downing Street
15 August 1861
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch No. 35 of the 2nd of May, and to acquaint you that the Lord Commissioners of the Treasury have directed the acceptance and payment of the Bill for £430 drawn by the Colonial Treasurer on account of the Lighthouses in Fucas Straits.
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One moiety of this additional payment as in the case of the rest of the cost of the Lighthouses must be defrayed from Colonial funds; and I should be glad to be informed of the arrangements which may have been made by your Government for the discharge of this debt.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your obedient Servant
Newcastle
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Douglas, James

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes

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Juan de Fuca Strait

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 15 August 1861, LAC RG7:G8C/2, 526. 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/V617066.html.

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