Arbuthnot to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
7 September 1859
With reference to the arrangements in progress in regard to the sums properly chargeable to Naval and Military Funds, on account of expenditure in British Columbia; I am directed by the Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury, to transmit to you, for the information of the Duke of Newcastle, the enclosed copy of a Statement, submitted by the Paymaster General, showing the amount of Bills drawn by direction of the Governor of British Columbia, and the amount of which paymentManuscript imagepayment has been authorized by this Board.
I am etc.
G. Arbuthnot
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Copy to Governor—with reference to recent direction to him to send home a distinctive statement of the services for which he has drawn these bills.
ABd 13 Sepr
Annex dt.
HM S 13
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 25, 25 September 1859, transmitting a "schedule of the Bills."
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Two statements of monies charged to the treasury chest on account of British Columbia.