Hamilton to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
Whitehall, S.W.
26 April 1860
Sir,
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.
Hamilton, George Alexander to Merivale, Herman 26 April 1860, CO 60:9, no. 4190, 213. 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/B605TE18.html.

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