Hamilton to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
11 May 1859
I am directed by the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury to transmit to you, for the information of Sir E.B. Lytton, the enclosed Copy of a Letter, addressed to the Paymaster General, by the Governor of British Columbia, advising Bills to the amount of £1.250, on account of the Requisitions of the Officer commanding the Troops in that Colony; and I am to acquaint you that the Paymaster General has been authorized to accept and pay these Bills, charging the same, for the present, toManuscript imageto the Treasury Chest Account.
I am etc.
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Lord Carnarvon
Apprize the Governor.
ABd 12 May
C May 13
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Douglas to Paymaster General, 9 March 1859, advising £1250 had been drawn to pay bills.