No. 113, Military Expenses
15 March 1859
Sir,
With reference to my Despatch of the 10th Instant No 112, reporting to you that in consequence of a Requisition made upon me by Colonel Moody for the sum of Two thousand, Five Hundred and Twenty pounds (£2520), for defraying ExpensesManuscript imageExpenses incurred by the Military Department, I had drawn upon Her Majesty's Paymaster General, through the Colonial Treasury for the sum of Twelve Hundred and Fifty pounds (£1250), I have now the honor to inform you that the Treasury has this day negociated Bills for a further sum on this account of Four Hundred pounds (£400).
2. The Bills are in two sets for Two Hundred pounds each, numberedManuscript imagenumbered 6 & 7, at 30 days sight, and in favor of Messrs Price and Co of Victoria of which particulars I have duly advised Her Majesty's Paymaster General.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Treasury at once with ref. to our recent Letter. L[ithographed] F[orm].
ABd 10/5
C May 11
Douglas, James to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 15 March 1859, CO 60:4, no. 4799, 210. 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/B59113.html.

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