Hamilton to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
Whitehall, S.W.
4 April 1860
I am commanded by the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury to acquaint you that the Paymaster General has been authorized to accept and pay a Bill for the sum of £2395 drawn by J. Douglas Esqre for Salary as Governor of British Columbia from the 2nd September 1858 to the 31st Decr 1859.
I am etc.
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
As the Treasury have paid Governor Douglas' Bill for Salary to 31 Decr/59 it is unnecessary to ask them to do so as was proposed on 3210.
ABd 5 Apl
Mr Blackwood
Cancel the letter & draft, & put by.
TFE 5/4
CF 6
N 9