Williams to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
16 Stockwell
July 13th 1870
Having received six month's leave of absence on half pay I should be glad if instructions might be given to the Crown Agents to issue to me half salary. I enclose Mr Hankins Letter in which the leave is granted me.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedt Servt
G. Williams

Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
The Governor's report of this leave not recd.
Mr Birch says Mr Williams is a most respectable & honorable man—& told him he had recd his 1/2 Salary up to the 10th May & was short of money. His Salary is £150 a year.
I think on this letter he might have his 1/2 Salary from 10th May to 30 June.
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Yes. At once.
RGWH July 13/70
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Colonial Secretary P.J. Hankin to Williams, 2 May 1870, advising that he had been granted six months leave at half salary.
Other documents included in the file
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Rogers to Crown Agents, 18 July 1870, directing them to issue Williams' half salary from 10 May to 30 June.
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Rogers to Williams, 18 July 1870, advising that the Crown Agents had been instructed to issue his half salary to 30 June only, and that further instructions would be issued upon receipt of the official report from the governor respecting his leave.
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Rogers to Williams, 18 July 1870, final copy of the letter as noted above [letter returned to CO, envelope marked "Not Known"].