Fane to Under-Secretary of State
Board of Trade,
24th August 1865
I am directed by the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 15th Ultimo transmitting Copy of a Despatch from the Governor of Vancouver's Island requesting that six Ruby shades may be procured and sent from England for the Fisgard Lighthouse and also enclosing a requisition for Lighthouse Stores.
In reply I am to request that you will move Mr Secretary Cardwell to cause the Governor to be informed that one Ruby shade has been delivered to Messrs Eives and Macey of King William Street London, to go viĆ¢ Panama; that two shades have beenshippedManuscript image shipped with the other Lighthouse Stores by the "Severn" which goes round Cape Horn; and that of the remaining three shades one will be sent to Her Majesty's Consul at Panama, the other two by the next Vessel which sails round Cape Horn.
I have the honor to be,
Your obedient Servant
W.S. Fane
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Inform the Governor in ansr to 6393.
ABd 25 Aug
TFE 25/8
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Kennedy, No. 43, 28 August 1865.