Law to Under-Secretary of State
Treasury Chambers
25th September 1868
The Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury have had before them your letter of 19th inst enclosing copy of a despatch from the Governor of B. Columbia relating to the expenses of the Military occupation of the island of St Juan.
I am to state, for the information of the Secretary of State, that the Governor is correct in the view taken by him on the subject. The sums specified—vizt£Manuscript image £118.8.8 for collecting Pine Seeds and £22.11.10 for freight on War Office Stores—having been recovered from the Departments of the Commissioners of Woods and Secretary of State for War respectively.
I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servant
William Law
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Expenses in connection with occupation of S. Juan. Send copy to Govr in reply to his despatch No 97-9933.
WR 26 Sept
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At once.
TFE 26/9
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 81, 1 October 1868 transmitting a letter from the Board of Treasury regarding the payment of expenses for pine seeds and freight incurred due to the military occupation of San Juan Island.