No. 6, Miscellaneous
4 February 1862
I have the honour to acquaint Your Grace that I have drawn on Her Majesty's Paymaster General for the sum of Four Hundred and Thirty one Pounds, Five Shillings (£431.5.0), being the amount of Salary due to me as Governor from the 1st ofOctoberManuscript image October to the 31st of December 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 Commissoners 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, recommending payment.
ABd 19 Apl
So proceed.
TFE 21 April
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Draft, Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 24 April 1862, forwarding copy of the despatch and recommending that the bill be accepted and paid.
Douglas, James to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 4 February 1862, CO 60:13, no. 3913, 50. 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. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B62006.html.

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