No. 26, Miscellaneous
17 April 1861
I have the honor to acquaint Your Grace that I have drawn on Her Majesty's Paymaster General for the sum of Four Hundred and Thirty one Pounds, and Five Shillings (£431.5.0), being theamountManuscript image amount of Salary due to me as Governor, from the 1st of January to the 31st of March 1861, at the rate of £1800 per annum, Income Tax deducted, and I have to request Your Grace will be pleased to obtain the necessary authority from the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Bill presented on this account to be paid when it becomes due.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke,
Your Graces most obedient
and humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Treasury, L[ithographed] F[orm].
ABd 8 June
Mr Blackwood
TFE 8/6
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Draft, Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 13 June 1861, forwarding copy of the despatch and recommending that the bill be accepted and paid.
Douglas, James to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 17 April 1861, CO 60:10, no. 5163, 165. 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.

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