No. 33, Military
27 November 1858
Sir
I have received your Despatch No 19 of 9th Septr last acquainting me that the Lords Commissoners of the Treasury had issued the sum of £500 to Capt. Parsons of the Royal Engineers and had givenhimManuscript image him authority to draw Bills for a further sum of £500, should he find it necessary to enable him to reach his destination, with the Detachment of Twenty men under his Command. 1
I have etc.
James Douglas
Governor
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd 29 Jany
At once.
HM Jan 29
Douglas, James to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 27 November 1858, CO 60:1, no. 1049, 435. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B58033.html.

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