Government Observatory Sydney May 16 68 My Dear Sir I received your second telegram about the keys this morning and have sought in vain for another bunch. I went to the dining room and looked myself and Annie told me she had looked upstairs and felt your pockets without finding any.
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17 Government Observatory May 7th 1869 Sir I have the honor to enclose Voucher in Support of the last advance for Magnetic Survey, and request a further advance of £25 for the same purpose. I have the honour to be Sir Your obedient Servant George R Smalley The Under Secretary for Finance & Trade
68 Royal Observatory May 5 1870 Sir I have the honor to request that the Colonial Secretary will be pleased to approve of my disposing of the annual vote of £120 for the purpose of taking Meteorological Observations in different parts of the Colony in such proportions and in such places as I may think it expedient for the Publick benefit without limitation for a first scale of remuneration for each individual observer Voucher for each payment with details being returned to the Treasury as usual.
13 Government Observatory March 19th 1869 Sir I have the honor to Enclose Vouchers in Support of the last advance for Base Line Measurement and request a further advance of £49”10”9 for the same purpose.
11 Government Observatory March 9th 1869 Sir I have the honor to enclose Voucher in Support of the last advance of £10 for Incidental Expenses, and request a further advance of £9”12”8 (the unexpended balance of Vote for 1868) to defray Incidental Expenses incurred during that year.
10 Government Observatory March 8 1869 Sir I have the honor to enclose Voucher in Support of the last advance of £18.7.6 for Magnetic Survey (1868) and Request a further Advance of £18.7.6 for the Same purpose.
1 Government Observatory February 1st 1869 Sir I have the honor to Submit for the consideration of the Colonial Secretary some further explanations in Reference to My Communication of the 11th ??.