Sargeaunt to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
Crown Colonies Office
29 July 1863
I have the honor to state that a Bill of Exchange at 60 days sight, drawn by the Governor of British Columbia at £5000, in favor of the Hudsons Bay Company, has been left at this Office, and I have to request that you will furnish me with the Duke of Newcastle's authority for accepting the same.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
Humble Servant
W.C. Sargeaunt
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
No advice from the Governor; but accept nevertheless?
ABd 30 July
Have we heard from the Treasury about the Loan Ordinance, and what is it's present condition?
TFE 30 July
The T-y apprd the Ordinance, & a draft sanctioning it will be sent out on Sat. next.
Draft the Bill. Draft to the Agents, authorizing them to raise the Loan.
TFE 3 July
The Agents have already been authorized. Draft on Ty/7113.
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Elliot to Crown Agents, 31 July 1863, authorizing them to raise the loan.
Minutes by CO staff
Mr Elliot
With reference to your Minute on 7398. See draft to the Agents of 23 July authorizing them to issue the Debentures.
This is [proper?] all right.
TFE 31 July