No. 19, Financial
2 April 1862
The Imperial Funds in the hands of this Government to liquidate expenses for Colonial Pay &c of Royal Marines at San Juan, being exhausted, I have the honor to acquaint your Grace that I have authorized the Colonial TreasurertoManuscript image to obtain the sum of Eleven Hundred pounds (£1100) by Bills upon Her Majesty's Paymaster General, and I trust your Grace will cause the necessary steps to be taken so that the Bills may be accepted upon presentation.
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 5 June
I shd send to Ty, pointing out that these drafts are for Royal Marines at San Juan, & that the S. of State presumes therefore that, under the decisions already adopted, the amount will be chargeable to the Admiralty. Draft.
TFE 25/6
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Rogers to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 26 June 1861, forwarding copy of the despatch and advising that the payment should be charged to the Admiralty as per previous decision.