Briggs to Under-Secretary of State
19 Dec 1865
I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you, for the information of the Secretary of State for the Colonies, that the sum of Twenty two pounds one Shilling (£22.1.0) is due to Commr Jolliffe of Her Majesty's Ship "Devastation" on account of expenses incurred in the Entertainments specified overleaf, and I am to request that you will move Mr Secretary Cardwell to give directions for that amount to be transferred to the credit of Naval Funds in the hands of the Paymaster-General.
I am etc.
John H. Briggs
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Authorize the Agents to pay the amount to the credit of Naval Services & request the Govr to reimburse the Agents?
VJ 22 Decr
& tell the Admy. Draft.
TFE 20/12
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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List of Passengers entertained on board H.M.S. Devastation, consisting of Kennedy on his inspection tour from 27 September to 4 October 1865.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Kennedy, No. 73, 23 December 1865.
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Elliot to Crown Agents, 26 December 1865, authorizing them to remit the sum of £22.1 to the Paymaster General to the credit of Naval Funds.