Hamilton to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
Whitehall, S.W.
26 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 & pay two Bills No 8 and 9 drawn by W.D. Gosset Esqre by command of the Governor of British Columbia for the sum of £1200.
I am etc.
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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There is a despatch in circulation saying that Bills for £2500 have been drawn by Capn Gossett [Gosset]. Perhaps these bills form a part of that sum.
ABd 27 Apl
Mr H. Irving
Please attend to this when the despatch returns from circulation.
TFE 27/4
It is impossible to identify the Bills. The Despatch may therefore be sent to the Treasy without reference to this.
Put by.