No. 18, Financial
30 March 1862
I have the honor to forward herewith an Abstract Statement, exhibiting the Receipts and Disbursements of Imperial Funds, on Military and Civil Account in connection with the Island of San Juan &ca between the 1st April and 31st December 1861.
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2. The expenditure of the Sum of Two Hundred and three Pounds, Seventeen Shillings, and Six Pence (£203.17.6), was incurred upon the requisition of Rear Admiral Sir Thomas Maitland, the Naval Commander in Chief, for the erection of separate Cells, and for other additions to the Prison at Victoria so that Naval Prisoners should be confined apart from other Prisoners; and the outlay is therefore recoverable from the Admiralty.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke
Your Grace's most obedient
and humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 30 May
TFE 30 May
CF 31
N 2-6
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Maitland to Douglas, 24 September 1861, asking that separate cells be constructed at the prison to ensure that naval prisoners are kept totally isolated from the other inmates.
Other documents included in the file
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Rogers to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, forwarding copy of the despatch and accounts and asking that the expense be dealt with in the usual manner.