Kennedy to Newcastle
Charles Street
Decr 23 1863
My Lord Duke
I have the honor to enclose a letter from "Mr D.C. Maunsell" whom I have selected as my Private Secretary, and to recommend His application for Passage allowance to Your Grace's favorable consideration.
I have the honor to
be My Lord Duke
Your very obedient
humble Servant
A.E. Kennedy
To His Grace the Duke of Newcastle K.G.
&c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
The Governor's private Secretary is not, according to practice, entitled to passage allowance. No person appointed to any office in a Colony having a Representative Assembly is entitled under the Regulation to a passage at the public expense, except Governors & Clergymen.
VJ 30 Decr
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So answer.
FR 30/12
For draft.
CF 1 Jan.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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D.C. Maunsell to Kennedy, 22 December 1863, asking that his appointment be brought to Newcastle's attention so that he could draw a passage allowance.
Other documents included in the file
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Colonial Office to Kennedy, 6 January 1864, advising that his private secretary was not entitled to a passage allowance.