No. 195, Military Expenses
Government House
Victoria, Vancouver's Island
25 July 1859
Sir,
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.
Douglas, James to Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer 25 July 1859, CO 60:4, no. 8941, 612. 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/B59195.html.

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