Hamilton to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
Whitehall, S.W.
10 April 1861
In reply to Mr Elliot's Letter of the 30th Ulto, I am commanded by the Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury to acquaint you that the Paymaster General has been authorized to pay to the credit of Naval Services the sum of £35.7.0 in repayment of the Expenses incurred by the Admiralty on the occasion of the entertainment of the Bishop of British Columbia on board the Gun Boat "Grappler" in October last.
I am etc.
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Put by.
ABd 11 April
In all these cases, it should be a Standing Rule to inform the Admiralty. Otherwise they are apt to renew the Claim, and [scant?] becomes necessary, & trouble is incurred. Draft to Admiralty.
TFE 16/4
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Draft, Elliot to Secretary to the Admiralty, 17 April 1861, advising that the Treasury will pay the Admiralty for the October 1860 travel of the Bishop of British Columbia on board HMS Grappler.