[Maillefert & Raasloff to Begly, 14 Jun 1854]MONTREAL, 14th June, 1854.
SIR-We have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your letters of the 7th and 10th instant, and of the copies of documents therein mentioned.
We find that we will require for our surveying operations, besides the instruments mentioned in our former requisitions,
and beg respectfully to solicit that the Department would be pleased to furnish us with these instruments. We also beg respectfully to enquire whether we can expect to be furnished with the scow now at Flagg's Bay, which was the object of one of our former requisitions to the Department. We have written to Isaac Rose, Esquire, Superintendent of Williamsburgh Canals, in relation to this subject, but have as yet received no answer from him. We have the honor to remain,
- One Transit Instrument.
- One Theodolite.
- One Rochon's Micrometer Telescope,
Your most obedient servants,
MAILLEFERT & RAASLOFF.
Thomas A. Begly, Esquire,
Secretary, Department of Public Works,
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