Cox & Co. to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Craigscourt, S.W.
4th December 1863
Sir,
We have the honor to transmit a life Certificate dated 3rd October last showing that on that date Colonel R.C. Moody RE was performing his duties as Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for British Columbia, and to request that you will be good enough to send us the necessary certificate from your office and move the Treasury to issue to the Paymaster General the authority for the payment of that Officer's salary, September quarter 1863.
We have the honor to be, Sir,
Your most obedt Servants
Cox & Co

Sir Frederick Rogers Bart
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
According to the arrangement with the Treasury (see 7833 and 8591 B. Columbia) it will only be necessary to send to that Office the life Certificate, and request them to issue Col. Moody's Salary to Messrs Cox—and inform those Gentlemen that this course has been taken?
VJ 5 Dec
So proceed.
TFE 5/12
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Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 9 December 1863, asking them to authorize the paymaster general to issue Moody's salary to Cox & Co. for the quarter ended 30 September.
Cox & Co. to Rogers, Frederic 4 December 1863, CO 60:17, no. 11715, 431. 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/B636C07.html.

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