Hamilton to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
17 May 1861
With reference to your letter of the 25th ult. relating to the manner in which provision is to be made for the extra pay issued by Governor Douglas to the Royal Marines employed at San Juan, I am directed by the Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury to transmit herewith for the information of the Duke of Newcastle copy of a letter addressed to the War Department requesting that provision should be made for this service in the Army Estimates.
I am etc.
Geo. A Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 18/5
Mr Fortescue
This, if the War Off. defer to the Treasury, as the controlling Financial dept., is a satisfacotry solution. Put by?
TFE 18/5
CF 18
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Hamilton to B. Hawes, War Office, 17 May 1861, as per despatch.