No. 1
15th April 1864
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your predecessor's despatches Nos. 1 and 2 of the 8th and 10th of February last, enclosing requisitions for certain stores for the Light Houses at Race Rocks and Fisgard Island.
As on formeroccasionsManuscript image occasions stores required for these Lighthouses have been procured and forwarded to the Colony by the Board of Trade, I have requested the Lords of the Committee to give directions for the supply of the Stores now required.
The Crown Agents General will be instructedtoManuscript image to repay the cost of the supply of these stores, and you will be informed of the amount with a view to its' reimbursement.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your obedient servant
Edward Cardwell
Cardwell, Edward to Kennedy, Arthur 15 April 1864, NAC RG7:G8C/04, 66. 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/V647201.html.

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