No. 39, Military
25 June 1861
Requisition having been made upon me for the sum of One Thousand Pounds (£1000) to meet payments due to the detachment of Royal Marines serving on the Island of San Juan, I have the honor to acquaint your Grace that I have authorized the Treasurer to procure that sum by Bills on Her Majestys PaymasterGeneralManuscript image General and I have to request your Grace will obtain the necessary authority from the Lords Commissoners of the Treasury for the Bills presented on this account to be paid when they become due.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke,
Your Grace's most obedient
humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
To Treasury requesting payment.
EBP 29-8/61
FR 30/8
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Rogers to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 31 August 1861, forwarding copy of the despatch and requesting that the bills be accepted and paid when due.