No. 2
Downing Street
25 June 1859
I transmit to you herewith copies of two letters which I have received from the Board of Treasury on the subject of the Bills drawn by you for the expenses of the Royal Engineers in BritishColumbiaManuscript image Columbia and I have to request that you will furnish me with an explanation of the discrepancy pointed out by the Lords Commissioners between the amount of these Bills and of the requisitions made upon you by Colonel Moody on this account.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient Servant