Hamilton to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
14th April 1864
With reference to Mr Elliots letter of 30th Ultimo, relating to a sum of £60, taken in 1861 from a Constable employed to collect Revenue in British Columbia, I am commanded by the Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury to transmit to you the enclosed copy of a Report dated 8th Instant from the Commissioners of Audit, No 123, relating to this matter, and I am to acquaintyouManuscript image you, for the information of Mr Secretary Cardwell, that My Lords have informed the Commissioners of Audit that They will be prepared to give allowance for this sum in the next audited account of the Colonial Treasurer of British Columbia, vizt that for 1862.
I am,
your obedient Servant
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Inform the Governor that this £60 will be allowed.
ABd 15 Apl
TFE 15/4
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy, Edward Romilly and Henry Arbuthnot, Audit Office, to Treasury, 8 April 1864, submitting a report on the £60 stolen from a constable.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Seymour, No. 3, 22 April 1864.