Trevelyan to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
29 December 1858
Sir,
With further reference to your letter of the 6th Instant, I am directed by the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury to transmit herewith Copy of a letter from the Commissioners of Audit with the enclosed Forms, and I am to request that you will move Sir E.B. Lytton to forward the same to the Governor of British Columbia, with instructions to him to adopt the Forms so soon as the Financial arrangements of the Colony may admit.  
I am etc.
C.E. Trevelyan
Minutes by CO staff
Mr Merivale
Send the forms to the Govr with reference to former Despatch?  
VJ
31 Dec
At once.  
HM
Jan 1
Other documents included in the file
  • Draft reply, Lytton to Douglas, No. 3, 6 January 1859.  
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
  • Edward Romilly, Henry Arbuthnot, and R. Vaughan Davis, Audit Office, to Treasury, 22 December 1858, transmitting available forms including Forms of Authorities from the governor to the treasurer for issuing money and defraying expenditures.  
 
Footnotes
  1. Instant CO-Tre, 6 Dec 58, treasury forms FIND CO-Tre, 6 Dec 58, re treasury forms.
Public Offices document:
Trevelyan to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary), 29 December 1858, National Archives of the UK, 13275, CO 60/2. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871. Ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria: University of Victoria. http://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/getDoc.htm?id=B585TE30.scx. Accessed 21 November 2017. 

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