Godley to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
7 December 1859
With reference to your letter of the 5th Ulto relative to an expenditure of £2000 incurred by the Governor of Vancouver's Island in the provision of Barrack accommodation.
I am directed by Mr Secretary Herbert to request to be informed whether the Secretary of State for the Colonies anticipates any expenditure on this head at the above station during the next financial year, and if so, howManuscript imagehow it is intended to meet the charge.
I have etc.
J.R. Godley
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Merivale
The answer is that the Secy of State does not anticipate any further expenditure on Barrack[s] in VanCouver Island during the next financial year?
HT Irving 9 Dec
Annex dt.
HM D 10
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Draft, Merivale to Under-Secretary, War Office, 20 December 1859, stating no further expenditure on barracks was anticipated.
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Douglas, James

Godley, John Robert

Herbert, Sidney

Irving, Henry Turner

Merivale, Herman

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