Hamilton to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers,
Whitehall, S.W.
8 June 1864
In reply to Mr Elliot's letter of the 3rd inst. I am commanded by the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury to acquaint you that the Paymaster General has been authorized to pay to Sir James Douglas the sum of £800, for Passage Allowance on his retirement from the joint government of Vancouver Island and British Columbia.
I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 9 June
TFE 9/6
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Fortescue to Douglas, 29 June 1864, advising that the paymaster general had been authorized to issue £800 for his passage allowance to England.