No. 6, Military
21 January 1861
My Lord Duke
Requisition having been made upon me for the sum of about Two Thousand Pounds (£2000) required to defray the balance of expenditure on Military account for1860Manuscript image 1860, I have the honor to acquaint Your Grace that I have instructed the Treasurer to procure that sum by Bills on Her Majesty's Paymaster General in the usual manner, and I have to request your Grace will obtain the necessary authority from the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury for the Bills presentedonManuscript image on this account to be paid when they become due.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke,
Your Grace's most obedient
and humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Recommend the payment of the Bill?
VJ 25 March
TFE 25 March
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Draft, Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 31 March 1861, forwarding copy of the despatch and recommending the bills be accepted and paid.