No. 40
23rd April 1870
My Lord,
I have had the honor to receive Your Lordship's Despatches No 11 of 21st February and No 17 of 1st March last requiring reports upon the correctness of claims made by the Naval Department against this Colony for the sums of £11.0.8 Eleven pounds andeightManuscript image eight pence, and 18/9, Eighteen shillings and nine pence respectively.
2. These claims are correct and may be paid by the Crown Agents under Your Lordship's direction.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
A. Musgrave
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
Instruct the Crown Agents to pay this £11.0.8 to War Office & inform the F.O.
Dft herewith.
CC 30/5
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At once.
RGWH May 31/70
Other documents included in the file
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Herbert to Crown Agents, 1 June 1870, conveying instructions to pay the requisite sums to the credit of naval funds.
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Cox
It is hardly necessary, is it, to write to Admy. These claims came through the Agents in the first instance.
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Not necessary therefore.
Musgrave, Anthony to Leveson-Gower, Granville George 23 April 1870, CO 60:38, no. 5728, 340. 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.

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