No. 17, Military Expenses
6 February 1860
My Lord Duke,
Colonel Moody, commanding the Troops in British Columbia, having made Requisition upon me for the sum of about Fourteen Hundred pounds on Military account, as described in the Margin,
January 1860 Military Expenses
Colonial Pay £1025
Regimental Pay £ 375
I have the honor to acquaint Your Manuscript image Your Grace, that not having funds in the Colonial Chest to meet this demand, I have instructed the Treasurer to procure the above named sum, by Bills on Her Majesty's Paymaster General, and I trust your Grace will be pleased to obtain the necessary authority from the Lords Commissoners of the Treasury, for the Bills presented on this account to be paid, when they become Manuscript image become due.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Treasury—with recommendation to pay the Bills—when presented.
ABd 27/3
TFE 27/3
CF 27
N 29
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Draft, Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 5 April 1860, requesting the bills be accepted upon presentation.