Smith to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
The Bank of British Columbia
80 Lombard Street, E.C.
10 November 1862
Referring you to the letter of this Bank dated 23rd Ulto and to His Grace the Duke of Newcastle's reply of the 25th Ulto, I beg respectfully to inquire if the Report has yet been received from Governor Douglas relative to the acceptance of the tender of the Bank of British Columbia for the whole amount of the Loan of £50,000 and when the Debentures will be ready for delivery.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient Servant
J. Whittet Smith
Acting Manager
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
See 10905, which will supply the answer to this letter?
VJ 11 Novr
Acquaint the writers that the necessary law on the subject of the loan of £50,000 has been received from British Columbia and is about to be confirmed, and that whenever this is done, the Agents General for Crown Colonies will be instructed to prepare the debentures and toputManuscript image put themselves in communication with the Bank of British Columbia, with a view to their delivery, in pursuance of the arrangement made by the Governor.
TFE 10 Novr
N 12
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Draft, Elliot to Smith, 15 November 1862, advising that the necessary law had been received and was about to be confirmed, after which time the Agents General would prepare the debentures.