Hamilton to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
6 February 1862
I am directed by the Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury to transmit herewith for the information of the Duke of Newcastle with reference to Mr Elliot's letter of 18th January last—the enclosed copy of a letter dated 28th January from the Comptroller of the Stationery Office, with a specimen sheet of the Paper furnished to the Governor of Vancouvers Island.
I am,
Your obedient Servant
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
This is the result of a suggestion of yours—& you will probably prefer dealing with this matter.
ABd 6 Feb
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 86, 18 February 1862, asking Douglas to use the paper sent to him for despatches and to pay for it without delay.
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Elliot to Hamilton, 19 February 1862, advising that Douglas had been reminded to to remit the sum due to the Stationery Office.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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J.R. McCulloch, Comptroller, Stationery Office, to Hamilton, 28 January 1862, furnishing information on the type of paper sent to Douglas, including the shipping dates, and advising that the colony had not yet paid for the supplies.