Janry 27 1891
I have the honour to request authority to pay the Messenger at the Observatory the increased salary …. ₤120 provided on the estimates for 1891. His salary has been ₤110.
Also authority to expend the sum of ₤200 noted on estimates for 1891 for mounting star mapping Telescope and ₤100 for photographic apparatus for star mapping Telescope.
I have the honour to be
Your Obedient Servant
The Under Secretary for Public Instruction