No. 4
Downing Street,
1 July 1859
Sir,
With reference to your despatch No 151 of the 9th of May, reporting that you have drawn Bills on the Treasury for £5000 to enable Colonel Moody to meet the difficulty arising from the loss of the Stores fortheManuscript image the Royal Engineers that were destroyed in the "Briseis," I have to acquaint you that I have given directions that these Stores with the exception of the Iron houses, and a quantity of forage should be replaced and sent to the Colony without delay.
I have therefore to instruct you to incur no expenditure on this account beyond that which is absolutelynecessaryManuscript image necessary pending the arrival of the Stores from this Country.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your obedient Servant
Newcastle
People in this document

Douglas, James

Moody, Richard Clement

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes

Organizations in this document

Treasury

Vessels in this document

Briseis

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 1 July 1859, LAC RG7:G8C/8, 185. 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/B597104.html.

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