Hamilton to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Treasury Chambers
19th July 1864
With reference to your letter of 18th Ultimo, I am commanded by the Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury to transmit to you herewith 6 copies of the Instructions of 1847, to Governors of Colonies for keeping accounts of Colonial Revenue and Expenditure, which have been asked for by the Governor of Vancouver's Island.
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I am at the same time desired to transmit to you the enclosed copy of a Report from the Commissioners of Audit, No 283, of 12th Instant, with copy of the Regulations of 1839 and of the Form of Certificate referred to in Articles 302 and 312 of the Colonial Regulations, Edition of 1856, relating to the Custody of Public Moneys in the Colonies, and I am to request that you will move Mr SecretaryCardwellManuscript image Cardwell Cardwell to communicate these several documents to the Governor of Vancouver's Island, together with the Instructions of 1847.
I am, Sir
your obedient Servant,
Geo. A. Hamilton
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Forward accly & also 4 copies of the "rules" &c &c as requested by the Govr in 5472.
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And also a copy of the Colonial List in wh the Regulations are to be found.
At once.
FR 20/7 [21/7]
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Henry Arbuthnot and R. Vaughan Davis, Audit Office, to Treasury, 12 July 1864, forwarding six copies of the instructions of 1847, with explanation.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Kennedy, No. 22, 23 July 1864.