Hamilton to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
23 August 1862
With reference to your letter of the 14 Inst. transmitting copy of a letter from the Admiralty together with a Statement of Freight charged by the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company for conveyance of the Baggage of Officers and Men of the Royal Engineers proceeding to British Columbia in 1858, I am directed by the Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury to acquaint you, for the information of the DukeofManuscript image of Newcastle, that My Lords will be prepared to transfer the amount due for the service in question to Naval Funds upon receiving an application from the Board of Admiralty for the same.
I am Sir
Your obedient Servant
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Inform the Admiralty?
VJ 25 Aug
At once.
FR 25/8
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Draft, Elliot to Secretary to Admiralty, 1 September 1862, advising that Treasury would transfer the sum referred to upon receipt of an application from the Board of Admiralty.