No. 65
Downing Street,
16 May 1859
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your despatch No 112 of the 10th of March last, acquainting me that you had been under the necessity of drawing upon Her Majesty's Government for the sum of £2,520 towards defrayingtheManuscript image the expenses of the Royal Engineers in British Columbia.
I have also received your despatches Nos 113 and 124 of the 15th and 26th of March giving the particulars of the Bills you have drawn on this account.
In compliance with my request the Lord Commissoners of the Treasury have consented to add this sum of £2,520 to the account of advances in aid of British ColumbiatoManuscript image to be repaid by the colony, and have authorized the Paymaster General to accept your Bills to that amount.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient Servant
In the absence of
Sir E.B. Lytton
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