Hawes to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
War Office,
Pall Mall
12 August 1859
Sir/
I am directed by Mr Secretary Herbert to refer to the Letters addressed to you on the 2nd March and 7th June last, reporting a Claim of £12,143.4.0, on account of Stores &c supplied for Service of the Royal Engineers proceeding to British Columbia, and to request that you will move the Secretary of State for the Colonies to cause the above Amount to be transferred in the Books of the Paymaster General to the credit of this Department.
I have etc.
B. Hawes
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
Treasury requesting compliance.
ABd 13 Augt
At once.
HM Aug 13
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Draft, Merivale to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 22 August 1859, forwarding copy of letter from War Department and requesting directions from Treasury for complying with the request.
Hawes, Benjamin to Merivale, Herman 12 August 1859, CO 60:6, no. 8132, 303. 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/B595WA18.html.

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