Romaine to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
23 February 1861
With reference to my Letter of the 1st July 1859 requesting re-payment of expenses incurred by the Naval Department, on account of supplies of Provisions supplied to the Colony of British Columbia, amounting to £5294.3.5, and in reply to your Letter of the 16th July in the same year, stating that the Estimate to be submitted to Parliament for British Columbia had not been voted, but when that had taken place payment would beorderedManuscript image ordered; I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, to request that you will move His Grace the Duke of Newcastle, to cause the amount to be inserted in the Treasury Estimates for the ensuing financial year, if not already done.
I am etc.
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Draft to Treasury, & tell Admy.
TFE 25/2
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 6 March 1861, requesting the paymaster general be authorized to transfer the required sum from the British Columbia vote to naval services.
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Draft, Elliot to Secretary to the Admiralty, 6 March 1861, advising that Treasury would forward the sum.