No. 43
3 August 1861
I have the honor to acquaint your Grace that I have authorised the Treasurer to procure by Bills on the Paymaster General, the sum of Fifteen hundred Pounds (£1500) for the Regimental Pay of the Detachment of Royal EngineersservingManuscript image serving in British Columbia and I have to request your Grace will issue the necessary instructions for the Bills presented on this account to be paid when they become due.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke,
Your Grace's most obedient
humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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T-y. L[ithographed] F[orm].
ABd 1 Oct
At once.
FR 3/10
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Draft, Rogers to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 4 October 1861, forwarding copy of the despatch and asking that the bills be accepted and paid.