No. 47, Miscellaneous
7 November 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 amountofManuscript image of Salary due to me as Governor, from the 7th of July to the 30th of September 1862, 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 Grace's most obedient
and humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Transmit to the Treasury & request that the Bill may be paid when presented?
VJ 15 Jan
So proceed.
TFE 16 Jany
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Draft, Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 19 January 1863, forwarding copy of the despatch and recommending the bill be accepted and paid.
Douglas, James to Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes 7 November 1862, CO 60:13, no. 430, 505. 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/B62047.html.

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