Hamilton to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
1 February 1859
Sir,
I am directed by the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury to transmit herewith, for the information of Sir E.B. Lytton and in accordance with the request contained in your letter of the 13th Ult, Copy of a Statement, which My Lords have received from the Paymaster General, of all advances made to any Persons on account of British Columbia.
I am etc.
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
The War Office Bill has yet to come.
ABd 2 Feby
The outlay from the Treasury Chest of £11,400 has been almost entirely, it will be seen, for the expenses of the Sappers & Miners. It remains to be seen whether we shall receive in time for the estimates a statement of the expenses incurred by the War Deptt, including the transport by Sea.
TFE 2 Feb
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Sir E. Lytton
This is past the first of our B. Columbia Bill.
C Feby 3
EBL Feb 4
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Statement from Paymaster General of all advances made to any persons on account of British Columbia out of Treasury Chest, showing a total of £10,522.8.6, dated 22 January 1859.
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Statement from Paymaster General of all advances made to any persons on account of British Columbia out of civil contingencies, showing a total of £789.17.4.
Hamilton, George Alexander to Merivale, Herman 1 February 1859, CO 60:6, no. 1136, 107. 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/B595TE04.html.

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