No. 19
Downing Street,
7 September 1859
Sir,
With reference to your despatch No 166 of the 6th of June I have to acquaint you that the Lords Commissoners of the Treasury have authorized the Paymaster General to accept and pay the Bills drawn upon himforManuscript image for Five thousand two hundred pounds (£5,200) on account of Colonial pay to the Royal Engineers and for One thousand two hundred pounds (£1,200) on account of working pay to the Royal Marines. I shall have occasion to address you in a separate despatch respecting the later charge.
I have also to acknowledge receipt of your despatches No 126 of the 6th and No 139 of the 16th of April and to acquaint you that the Lords CommissionersofManuscript image of the Treasury have apprized me that they have accepted the following Bills drawn by you on account of army services vizt
44-£240
45- 260
46- 200
47- 300
48-2,000
49- 180
£3,180
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Newcastle
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Douglas, James

Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes

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Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 7 September 1859, LAC RG7:G8C/8, 234. 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/B597119.html.

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