Lugard to Under-Secretary of State
26th October 1868
With reference to your letter dated the 5th July 1865 and the reply thereto from this Office of the 31st August following, regarding the mode of paying Pensioners residing in British Columbia: I am directed by Secretary Sir John Pakington to transmit to you the Pension Documents of the man noted in the margin and to request that the necessary instructions for the payment of his pension may be issued to the Secretary to the Government.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient Servant
Edward Lugard
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
So instruct the Govr & inform W.O.
Dft herewith.
CC 30 Oct
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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"Descriptive Return of a Discharged Marine (Benjamin Wakefield) granted a Pension by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty," signed by C.C. Hutchins, 2 October 1868.
Other documents included in the file
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Rogers to Under-Secretary for War, 4 November 1868, stating that their letter had been forwarded to the governor.
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 98, 4 November 1868 transmitting the War Office’s letter regarding paying Wakefield’s pension.