Parsons to Lytton
12 Novr 1858
Sir,
I have the honor to forward a statement of the expenses incurred by me on the Public service while proceeding with a detachment of the Royal Engineers from Southampton viâ Panamá to Victoria, Vancouver Isld.
The Receipts I obtained for many of the Sums expended, are not forwarded with this Statement, my instructions from Coll Moody being that they should be submitted to him.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your most obedient Servant
R.M. Parsons
Captn R.E.

The Rt Honble
The Secretary of State
for the Colonies
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Send the Accounts to the Treasury for information. There is nothing to remark upon as Capt Parsons has brought the expenditure within the £1600 advanced by the Treasury?
VJ 20 Jan
Yes. See 652. 1
HM Jan 20
He is within the £1600 by £1.3.9. Treasury?
C Jany 20
EBL Jan 21
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Draft, Colonial Office to C.E. Trevelyan, Treasury, 28 January 1859, forwarding copy of the letter and enclosed account for information.
Parsons, Robert Mann to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 12 November 1858, CO 60:3, no. 651, 528. 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/B586P05.html.

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