No. 66
20 June 1870
I transmit to you for your information and guidance and in reply to your Despatch No. 56 of the 6th May a copy of a letter from the Treasury from which you will be [?] perceive that the accounts of expenditure in connection with the Detachment of Royal Marines at San JuanIslandManuscript image Island are from the future to be made up from the 31st March in one year to the same date in the next.
In order to give effect to this arrangement I have to instruct you to forward to this Department as soon as possible the account for the Quarter ending 31st March last.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble Servant
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Copy, Stansfeld to Rogers, 16 June 1870, stating that "the desire of the Admiralty is that the present arrangement by which the account of Expenditure in connection with the Detachment of Royal Marines at San Juan Island is made up for the year from 1st January to 31 December, should be changed."
Leveson-Gower, Granville George to Musgrave, Anthony 20 June 1870, NAC RG7:G8C/17, 227. 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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