Sargeaunt to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Office of the Agents-General for Crown Colonies
6, Adelphi Terrace, London, W.C.
4 February 1863
In reply to your letter of the 24th Ultimo, I have the honor to state, for the information of the Duke of Newcastle, that Messrs Johnson, Matthey & Co offer to supply the Articles required from them for the Melting Department of the Assay Office, British Columbia for the sum of £222.16; Mr Claudet for those required from him for the Assay Department for the sum of £66.14.5.
I have the honor to be,
Your most Obedient,
Humble Servant,
W.C. Sargeaunt
Agent General
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
I suppose the sanction of the Treasury must be obtained for this expenditure?
VJ 6 Feby
If so, ask for it in a letter marked "Immediate".
TFE 6/2
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Elliot to G.A. Hamilton, Treasury, 6 February 1863, requesting the expenditure be sanctioned.