Hamilton to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers,
Whitehall, S.W.
7 November 1859
With reference to your letter of the 22nd ulto: I am commanded by the Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury to acquaint you that the Paymaster General has been authorized to accept and pay a Bill drawn by Mr W.D. Gosset, Acting Treasurer, Vancouver's Island for the sum of £280, being a further payment on account of Expenses at Vancouver's Island in consequence of the occupation of St Juan by the United States Troops.
I am etc.
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
This Bill, probably forms part of [the] outlay of £2000 for Barracks reported [in] the Governors despatch No 42 of 27 August.
Refer to War office with reference to our letter of the 5th Inst. L[ithographed] F[orm].
HT Irving 8 Novr
Mr Irving
For draft.
TFE 8 Novr
Other documents included in the file
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Draft, Elliot to Under-Secretary, War Office, 15 November 1859, forwarding correspondence from Treasury.
Hamilton, George Alexander to Merivale, Herman 7 November 1859, CO 305:13, no. 11060, 28. 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. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/V595TE06.html.

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