No. 49, Military
8 September 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 authorizedtheManuscript image the Colonial Treasurer to obtain the sum of One Thousand Pounds (£1000) on this account 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 on 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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Mr Elliot
ABd 30 Octr
TFE 30 Octr
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Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 31 October 1862, forwarding copy of the despatch.