Hamilton to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
25 September 1863
With reference to your letter of the 14th Instant I am desired by the Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury to acquaint you, for the information of the Duke of Newcastle, that Their Lordships would not object to the Passage Allowance of an Officer proceeding from this Country to assume the Government of Vancouver's Island being fixed at £800;
My Lords have, accordingly, directed the Pay Master General to issue £800 to Captain A.E. Kennedy who has been appointed Governor of that Colony.
I am, Sir
Your Obedient Servant
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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ABd 26 Sepr
FR 26/9
N 30
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Colonial Office to Captain A.E. Kennedy, 6 October 1863, advising a passage allowance of £800 had been authorized.