Moody to Carnarvon (Parliamentary Under-Secretary)
Topographical Office, War Dept
4 New Street, Spring Gardens
21st Sepr 1858
My Lord
I am informed that the Staff Asst Surgeon 1 who accompanied the Expedition to British Columbia is to receive the colonial pay of a Subaltern viz £250 per annum. I have the honour therefore to request this same may be likewise included in the list forwarded to you on the 15th instant 2 for the advance of 120 days pay and that it may be credited into the same at Messrs Cox & Co.
I have the honor to be My Lord
Yr Most Obedt Servant
R.C. Moody
Col. R.E.

Lord Carnarvon
Under Secy of State
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
This omission should, I apprehend, be repaired, and the Treasury requested to cause the necessary advance to be issued to the Surgeon.
ABd 23 Sep
Annex dt.
HM S 23
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Draft, Colonial Office to C.E. Trevelyan, Treasury, 27 September 1858, requesting that the appropriate advance be issued to the assistant surgeon.
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Draft, Colonial Office to Moody, 27 September 1858, advising that the advance had been recommended to Treasury.
  1. The assistant surgeon was J.B. Seddall, who accompanied the main body of the detachment to British Columbia. First name??
  2. = 15 I.e, Moody to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary), 15 September 1858, 9486, CO 60/3, p. 275.
People in this document

Blackwood, Arthur Johnstone

Carnarvon, Earl

Merivale, Herman

Moody, Richard Clement

Seddall, J. V.

Trevelyan, Charles Edward

Organizations in this document

Colonial Office

Cox & Co.


Places in this document

British Columbia