Cox & Co. to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Craigs Court S.W.
19th December 1860
We have the honor to enclose a Certificate showing that Colonel R.C. Moody, Royal Engineers, HM's Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, British Columbia was alive on 1st October last, and we request that the usual authority may be issued to the Paymaster General to pay the salary of that officer to 30 Sept: 1860.
We have the honor to be, Sir,
Your most obedt Servants
Cox & Co

Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
I place with this letter the usual Certificate for your Signature.
VJ 19 Decr
TFE 19/12
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Life certificate of Colonel Moody, as per despatch, signed at New Westminster by W.R. Spalding, Justice of the Peace, 1 October 1860.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 22 December 1860, requesting that Moody's pay for the quarter ended 30 September 1860 be issued to Cox & Co.