Godley to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
War Office,
Pall Mall
14 December 1859
Sir,
I am directed by Mr Secretary Herbert to transmit herewith, a Statement of Stores &c supplied for Service of the Royal Engineers British Columbia, amounting to £1136.16.11 and I am further to request that you will cause the above sum to be transferred in the Books of the Paymaster General to the Credit of this Department.
I have etc.
J.R. Godley
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
These are the stores that were lost in the "Briseis" burnt at sea.
Request the Treasury to transfer the amount to the credit of the War Department, from the Parliamentary Vote for B. Columbia, and inform the War Department that this is done?
HT Irving 15 Dec
Annex dt.
HM D 15
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Merivale to Under-Secretary, War Office, 28 December 1859, advising that the Treasury had been requested to credit army services with £1136.16.11 for replaced stores.
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Draft, Merivale to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 30 December 1859, forwarding account and requesting the requisite sum be credited to army services and charged to the vote for British Columbia.
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Draft, Elliot to Under-Secretary, War Office, 5 April 1860, advising that the paymaster general had been authorized to pay the sum to the account of army services.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Statement of stores supplied by the War Department for service of the Royal Engineers in British Columbia, 20 May 1859.
Godley, John Robert to Merivale, Herman 14 December 1859, CO 60:6, no. 12302, 324. 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/B595WA25.html.

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