Henry to Newcastle
R.M. Barracks
3rd June 1861
Having been shewn in the Adjutants Office at these Barracks a scale of pay and allowances granted to the Officers, Non-Commd Officers, and Privates, of the Royal Marines who served at Vancouver Island, for a period of 15 or 16 months, and Approved by "Rear Admiral Sir Robert Lambert Baynes"—
The amount that I am entitled to as Pay, and Quarter Master on the Staff, during the whole period, and part of the time as Captain appearing to be £293—
I have the honor toManuscript image request you will be pleased to have the Same paid into the hands of my Agents Messrs W & E. Chard, 3 Cliffords Inn, London.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your Most Obt Servant
R.P. Henry
Captain Royal Marines (L I)

The Colonial Secretary
Colonial Office
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Mr Chard has called here about this and I have told him that we have no means of knowing how much is due to Capt Henry and that the Governor has drawn on the Treasury for the pay of the Marines. Mr Chard will accordingly inform Captain Henry that he must apply to the Colonial authorities and it will be sufficient to answer his present letter to the same effect.
HT Irving 5 June
TFE 5/6
CF 6
N 7
Other documents included in the file
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Fortescue to Henry, 12 June 1861, advising that his application should be addressed to the colonial government.
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Fortescue to Henry, 25 June 1861, advising that it had since been ascertained that he should apply to the Admiralty, Somerset House, for settlement of his claim.