Trevelyan to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
Whitehall, S.W.
9 December 1858
With reference to the letter of this Board of the 25th ult. 1 I am commanded by the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury to acquaint you that the Paymaster General has been authorized to accept and pay a Bill for £40 drawn by Captain B.M. Parsons R.E. on account of certain Royal Engineers proceeding to Victoria, Vancouvers Island.
I am etc.
C.E. Trevelyan
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Acquaint Col. Moody through the Govr that this Bill for £40 has been paid?
VJ 10 Decr
Annex dt.
HM D 10
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Draft reply, Lytton to Douglas, No. 56, 16 December 1858.