Lighthouse on King's Island, and light dues : copy correspondence relative to the proper site on which to erect a lighthouse, and on the subject of straits light dues

Other Authors: Baker, George, Childers, Hugh Culling Eardley, 1827-1896, Elyard, William, 1804-1865, Ferguson, Charles George, 1813-1868, Haines, William Clark, 1810-1866, Moore, John, 1803-1885, Riddell, Campbell Drummond, 1796-1858, Thomson, Alexander, Woolley, Richard
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1856
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1855-56, no. A 96
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Item Description: "Laid upon the Council table by the Chief Secretary by command of His Excellency the Officer Administering the Government, and ordered by the Council to be printed 20th February 1856"
Comprises - No. 1. letter 23 June 1855 from Richard Woolley (sec. Chamber of Commerce Melb.) to the Colonial Secretary, including Enclosure comprising copy of a resolution upon the subject of erecting a lighthouse on King's Island, No. 2. letter 28 June 1855 from J. Moore (asst. colonial sec.) to the Sec. of the Chamber of Commerce Melb., in reply, No. 3. letter 9 Oct. 1855 from Richard Woolley to the Colonial Sec. Vic., requesting a reply to letter of 23rd instant, No. 4. letter 12 Oct. 1855 from J. Moore to R. Woolley, transmitting copy of former reply, No. 5. letter 30 July 1855 from C. D. Riddell (acting Col. Secretary NSW) to the Col. Sec. Vic., bringing under notice the necessity of erecting a lighthouse on King's Island, including Enclosure 1 comprising letter 23 July 1855 from Alexr. Thomson (sec. of Select Committee of Sydney Chamber of Commerce), Sub-enclosure 1 comprising letter 28 June 1855 from George Baker, for the Secretary, to the Sec. Chamber of Commerce, Sydney, and Enclosure 2 comprising letter No. 275, 27 July 1855 from W. Elyard, No. 6. letter 9 Aug. 1855 from J. Moore to Col. Sec. NSW, in reply, No. 7. letter 17 Aug. 1855 from J. Moore to Surveyor General [Sir Andrew Clarke], Melb. , instructing him to forward the Loelia Cutter to King's Island, with a view of ascertaining the best position for a lighthouse, No. 8. letter 17 Aug. 1855 from J. Moore to Commander Morris, H.M.S. Electra, instructing him to forward the Master of the Electra to King's Island, in conjunction with Captain Ross and an engineer officer, to fix upon a site for a lighthouse, including Enclosure comprising Instructions for Mr. Rusden's guidance, No. 9. letter 17 Aug. 1855 from J. Moore to the Colonial Engineer [Charles Pasley], Melb., instructing him to forward an officer of his department to form a member of the Board to fix upon a site for the lighthouse in question, No. 10. letter 25 Sept. 1855 from J. Moore to the Acting Col. Sec. NSW, transmitting Report of Board upon the erection of a lighthouse on King's Island, No. 11. letter 27 Oct. 1855 from C. D. Riddell to the Col. Sec. Vic., on the subject of the lighthouse on King's Island, and suggesting the appointment of a Board to decide all questions connected with the erection and management of lighthouses in the Australian colonies, No. 12. letter 20 Nov. 1855 from William C. Haines to the Acting Col. Sec. NSW, in reply, and No. 13. letter 10 Nov. 1855 from Charles Ferguson (chief harbor master) to the Col. Sec., reporting upon the proposed site for a lighthouse on King's Island, and generally upon the subject of the control and management of lighthouses in the Australian colonies, including Enclosure 1 comprising Queries respecting the proposed lighthouse on King's Island, and precis of answers of seventeen masters of vessels, Enclosure 2 comprising letter 18 Sept. 1855 from Charles Ferguson on Method of collecting straits light dues, Sub-enclosure 1 and 2, and Extract from report of Commissioner of Trade and Customs on the subject of maintenance of lighthouses in Bass's Straits, dated 10th August, 1855, signed Hugh C. E. Childers
Physical Description: 17p. ; 34cm.