No. 74
13 January 1859
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch of the 15th November 1858, No 40, intimating your approval of the proceedings of Captain Parsons, R.E. in conveying the party of Sappers and Miners under his command toManuscript imageto their destination, and that you had recommended the Lords Commisioners of the Treasury to honor his Bills for an additional Sum of Six Hundred pounds (£600); which approval and information I have duly conveyed to Captain Parsons in accordance with your instructions.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd 15/3
At once.
HM Mh 15