No. 43
28th August 1865
I requested the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade to give directions for the supply of the Lighthouse Stores and the ruby shades for the Fisgard Lighthouse for which application was made in your despatch No. 32 of the 25th ofMayManuscript image May last, and their Lordships have apprized me that one ruby shade has been delivered to Messrs. Ewis and Macey of King William's Street London, to go via Panama; that two shades have been 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 Majestys Consul at Panama, the other two by the next vessel which sails round Cape Horn.
I am further informed that each of the ruby glass shadestoManuscript image to go via "Panama and by the "Severn" have been made in two pieces of thicker glass in order to ensure as much as possible their safe conveyance.
A Bill of Lading of the Articles shipped on board the "Severn" is enclosed.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
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Shipping receipt, 15 August 1865, for rape seed oil, lighthouse stores, and stained glass.
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Shipping receipt, 18 September 1865, for "merchandise".
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Cardwell, Edward


Kennedy, Arthur


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Board of Trade

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HMS Severn

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Cape Horn

Fisgard Island