No. 26, Military Expenses
22 February 1860
My Lord Duke
Colonel Moody commanding the Troops in British Columbia, having made Requisition upon me, as by letters herewith enclosed, for the sum of about Two Thousand Three hundred Pounds (£2300), the details of which are Manuscript image are noted in the margin,

£ s d
Colonial Pay Previous to Embarkation 386.3.3 1/4
Colonial Pay of Entire Detachment 1900.0.0
February & March
I have the honor to acquaint 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 Manuscript image the Lords Commissoners of the Treasury, for the Bills presented on this account to be paid, when they become due.
I have etc.
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Treasury recommending payment.
ABd 12/4
TFE 13/4
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Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Moody to Douglas, 15 February 1860, requisitioning the sum of £1900, as per despatch.
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Moody to Douglas, 14 February 1860, requisitioning the sum of £386.3.3 1/4, as per despatch.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 19 April 1860, forwarding copy of the despatch and recommending that the bills be accepted and paid.