No. 3
5 January 1863
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit to you for your information a copy of a letter from one of the Agents General for Crown Colonies reporting that British Columbia six per cent Debentures to the extent of £50,000 were delivered to the Bank of British Columbia on the 12th of December last.
In reference to this subjectIManuscript image I have to request that you will furnish me with a statement of the Bills received from the Bank—their amounts and dates.
A statement of the sums realized by the sale of these Bills, and the parties to whom they were respectively sold, of the dates of the different sales, and the market rate of exchange upon London at the respective dates—also a statement of the amounts which will be payable by way of Interest on the Bills up to the 12th of December upon which day the Debentures were issued.andManuscript image And lastly a statement of the amount of interest which the Bank will have to pay to the Government on debentures delivered to them in London prior to the delivery of corresponding bills by their Agent to the Government in British Columbia.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Newcastle
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Julyan to Rogers, 20 December 1862, discussing financial matters concerning the Bank of British Columbia.
Pelham-Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes to Douglas, James 5 January 1863, NAC RG7:G8C/10, 299. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B637003.html.

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