Hamilton to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
25th October 1865
With reference to your letter of the 18th of September last, and its Enclosure from the Governor of British Columbia, on the subject of the claim upon that Colony for £10704.16s.7d for the cost of the buildings erected for the Corps of Royal Engineers I am desired by the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury to acquaint you, for the information of Mr Secretary Cardwell, that Their Lordships are not prepared to consent to any further postponement of the repayment of the sum in question.
My Lords have lately receivedaManuscript image a communication from the Crown Agents reporting that they are prepared to pay this sum, and directions have been given to the Pay Master General to receive it accordingly.
I am Sir
Your obedient Servant
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
This closes the correspondence. Acquaint the Governor.
ABd 26 Oct
FR 26/10
EC 27
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Officer Administering the Government, No. 85, 31 October 1865.
Hamilton, George Alexander to Rogers, Frederic 25 October 1865, CO 60:23, no. 10443, 184. 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/B655TE10.html.

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