Advance to Subordinate and Warrant Officers.

Circular No. 309.

Admiralty 20th January, 1858.

Calling attention to the irregularities which frequently occur in the payment of advance to Subordinate and Warrant Officers, by including them in the general list of advance paid to the Ships' Companies, and omitting to take the officers' signatures as receipts for the amounts paid to them, as directed by the 7th and 8th Articles, page 4 or their Lordship's Circular No. 165 dated the 17th October, 1854 ; and directing that more care be taken in future to guard against a recurrence of such irregularities.

To all Flag Officers, Captains and Commanding Officers, of Her Majesty's Ships and Vessels.

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