Romaine to Under-Secretary of State
4th October 1865
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to transmit to you the enclosed statement and voucher of expenses incurred by this Department on account of the Colonial Office, in Lady Qur last, for provisions &c supplied on account of Bentinck Arm, B.C. Expedition, to the value of thirty nine pounds sixteen shillings & two pence (£39.16s.2d); and I am to request you will move Mr Secretary Cardwell, to cause repayment of the amount to be made to the credit of Naval Services through Her Majesty's Paymaster-General, who has been authorized to receive the same.
I am,
Your most obedient Servant
W.G. Romaine
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
This expense has no doubt been incurred for the Chilcotin expedition. Send the bills to the Governor and instruct him to take steps for paying the amount.
Inform Admy accy.
ABd 5 Oct
At once.
FR 5/10
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Seymour, No. 77, 7 October 1865.
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Rogers to Secretary to the Admiralty, 9 October 1865, advising that Seymour had been instructed to repay £39.16.2 for stores.