Tennent to Under-Secretary of State
Board of Trade, Whitehall
29 January 1867
Sir,
With reference to your letters of the 15th July 1865 and 12th June last enclosing requisitions from the Governor of Vancouver's Island for certain stores required for the Lighthouses in that Colony, I am directed by the Board of Trade to transmit to you a statement of the expenses incurred by this Department for the supply of the stores amounting to £212.16.10 and to request that you will move the Secretary of State for the Colonies to give directions for this sumtoManuscript image to be paid to Her Majestys Paymaster General, to be placed to the credit of the Vote for Lighthouses abroad.
I have etc.
J. Emerson Tennent
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Copy to Governor—referring him to previous correspce, & requesting him to cause repayments of the advance to be made as requested by the Bd of Trade.
ABd 30-1
At once.
TFE 30/1
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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"Account of sums disbursed by the Board of Trade on account of the Lighthouses at Vancouvers Island," showing a total of £212.16.10, no date, no signature.
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 4, 14 March 1867 informing Seymour of the funds owed to the Board of Trade for the stores supplied at the lighthouses of Vancouver Island and requesting payment within the current “financial year.”
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The duke has approved the letter to the agents.
TFE 14/3
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Colonial Office to Board of Trade, 4 February 1867, advising that the governor had been instructed to pay the sum incurred for the supply of the lighthouses in Vancouver Island.
Tennent, James Emerson to Forster, William Edward 29 January 1867, CO 305:30, no. 933, 70. 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/V665TA04.html.

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