No. 181
Government House Victoria
Vancouvers Island
4 July 1859
I have the honor to acknowledge your Despatch No 51 of the 12th April acquainting me that you were unable to sanction any increase in the expenditure of Colonel Moody'sManuscript imageMoody's Department which might add to the sum which will have to be voted by Parliament as an advance for that service, and I have duly communicated to Colonel Moody, your decision on that point.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Put by?
HT Irving 27 Augt
At once.
HM Augt 27