No. 22, Financial
22 April 1863
Agreeably to the instructions conveyed to me in your Grace's despatch No 22 of the 5th May 1860, I have the honor to forward herewith an Abstract of Receipts and Disbursements on account of the Detachment of RoyalEngineersManuscript image Engineers serving in the Colony of British Columbia, between the 1st January and 31st December 1862 accompanied by proper Vouchers.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke,
Your Grace's most obedt Servt
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Fortescue
These are the accounts of the Engineers for a year. I apprehend that they should go to the Treasury for information: but I send them to you in the first instance in case you should wish to look at them before the discussion of the Estimates.
TFE 19 June
CF 24
N 28
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Statement of expenses for Royal Engineers, 1862, signed by W.A.G. Young, Acting Auditor General.
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 7 July 1863, forwarding copy of the despatch and enclosed abstracts.