Cox & Co. to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
CraigsCourt S.W.
26th May 1862
With reference to Mr Elliot's letter of the 22nd ultimo, we have the honor to state that, having made several enquiries at the office of HM's Paymaster General for Colonel Moody's salary as Commissioner of Works, British Columbia, we are informed that the Treasury Authority to issue the same for December quarter 1861 has not been received by that department.
We beg, therefore, to request that you will be good enoughtoManuscript image to cause the necessary directions to be issued in the usual manner.
We have the honor to be, Sir,
Your most obedt Servants
Cox & Co

Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Copy to T-y referring to our Letter of the 22 April.
ABd 27 May
& request to be informed whether the Certificate therein enclosed may not suffice to admit of making the usual payment of Col. Moody's Salary. Mark it "Immediate".
TFE 27 May
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Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 28 May 1862, forwarding copy of letter from Cox & Co. and asking that the situation be clarified with respect to Moody's salary.