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Name Letter
Object ID 988.5.499
Date 1904-OCT.10
Dimensions 33.5 x 21 cm
Description Letter about the Range Lights in Niagara-on-the-Lake for the Light house from the Deputy Minister of Marine and Fisheries to James Aitkins.

Transcription is as follows:

"Ottawa 10th October, 1904
I have to request you to take the neccessary steps to have the range lights at Niagara-on-the-Lake looked after for the balence of the present season of navigation, at a rate not exceeding $1.00 per day.
It must be understood that any arrangement made by you in this respect shall cease when navigation closes, and then permanent arrangements can be made to have the lights regularly attended to.
I am, Sir, Your obedient servant,
J. Gourdeau
Deputy Minister of Marine and Fisheries
James Aikens, Esq.,
People Aikins, James
Gourdeau, J.
Subjects Range Lights
Ministry of Marine and Fisheries
Niagara Navigation Company