Sargeaunt to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
27 October 1863
Referring to your letter of the 23rd Inst I have to transmit to you, for the information of His Grace the Duke of Newcastle, a statement of Assets and Liabilities of the Colony of British Columbia at this Agency.
I have the honor to be,
Your Obedient Servant
W.C. Sargeaunt
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
As this statement is satisfactory, & as the Crown Agents keep the Govr informed of the state of his Colonial Account with them I think this may be put by for reference, when needed.
ABd 28 Oct
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FR 29/10
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Documents enclosed with the main document (transcribed)
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Statement of Assets and Liabilities on account of
the Colony of British Columbia on 26th October 1863

October 26 1863
Cash Balance 649.4.9
Deposit in London Joint
Stock Bank at interest 18,000.0.0
Total 18,649.4.9

Decr 18/1863
Bill drawn on The Crown Agents by the
Colonial Secretary and due this day 1,500.0.0

December 19/1863
" " " " " " 3,500.0.0

December 31/1863
Interest on Debentures due this day 3,000.0.0
Sinking Fund on £50,000 at 4 1/2
Per Cent for 6 Months to 31st December 2,250.0.0
Sinking Fund on £50,000 at 2 Per Cent
for 6 Months to 31 December 1,000.0.0


Balance 7,399.4.9


W.C. Sargeaunt
Crown Colonies Office l 26th Octr 1863