Hamilton to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
Whitehall, S.W.
27 March 1862
With reference to the Letter from this Board of the 15th Ult., I am commanded by the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury to acquaint you that the Paymaster General has been authorized to pay to the Account of the Master of the Mint at the Bank of England, the sum of £6,900, in repayment of the value of Specie supplied in 1860 to the Colonial Government of British Columbia.
I am,
Your obedient Servant,
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
I shd not think it necessary, after the intimation contained in the S. of S. despatch of the 22 Feby to communicate this inter-departmental information to him.
ABd 28/3
I think this may immediately be used as a text on which to address his final instructions to repay immediately the sum of £6900. I submit a draft accordingly.
TFE 9 May
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 122, 13 May 1862, giving positive instructions that [Douglas] must forthwith discharge this debt to the Treasury.
Minutes by CO staff
Founded on the decisions in former Minutes.
TFE 9/5