Lugard to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
31 August 1865
With reference to your letter of the 5th Ultimo, forwarding a Return of payments made in British Columbia to certain out Pensioners of Chelsea Hospital, I am directed by Earl de Grey and Ripon to acquaint you, for the information of Mr Secretary Cardwell, that authority has been given to the Paymaster General for payment to the Crown Agents of the sum of (£80.19.6) eighty pounds, nineteen shillings and sixpence,theManuscript image the amount of the said disbursement.
I am also directed to acquaint you, with reference to the provisional instructions given by the Colonial Government for the payment of pension to William H. Rowlings, late Royal Engineers, that the Secretary to the Hudsons's Bay Company, to whom the Pension Documents of the man were transmitted in August 1862, has been requested to instruct the Agent of the Company to forward them to the Secretary to the Government of British Columbia.
I have the honor to be,
Your obedient Servant,
Edward Lugard
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Ack. rect of the Governor's desph 6178, & send him, for his infn & guidance, copies of 7161, 7177 and of this Letter—which explain themselves.
ABd 2 Sepr
TFE 2/9
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Seymour, No. 64, 9 September 1865.