No. 195, Military Expenses
Government House
Victoria, Vancouver's Island
25 July 1859
I have the honor to enclose herewith a requisition made upon me by Colonel Moody, Commanding the Troops in British Columbia, for the sum of Three thousand Five Hundred pounds (£3500), to enable him to meet payments still due on MilitaryManuscript imageMilitary Account, and I beg to acquaint you that having no Funds at my disposal wherewith I could meet this Demand, I have been obliged to direct the Treasurer to procure the amount by Bills upon Her Majesty's Paymaster General.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Treasury—with the usual request for payment on account.
ABd 9 Sepr
HM S 9
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Moody to Douglas, 25 July 1859, providing a detailed statement of funds needed to meet the military account for the troops stationed in the colony.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Merivale to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 17 September 1859, requesting that the bill be paid and charged to the account of the colony.