Sargeaunt to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Crown Colonies Office
1 January 1864
In reply to your letter of the 16th Ulto I have the honor to state, for the information of the Duke of Newcastle, that after meeting the Bill for £5,000 (which by your letter the Crown Agents are authorized to accept) the balance in hand belonging to the Government of British Columbia will be £8419.7.7 from which the sum of £6250 will have to be disbursed during the early partofManuscript image of the current month for the payments on account of the Interest and Sinking Fund of the Loans of that Colony.
I have the honor to be,
Your most Obedient Servant
W.C. Sargeaunt
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Put by. It appears from this letter that after paying the bill just presented of £5000, and the Interest due on the Bonds a balance of rather more than £2000 will remain in the Agents hands.
VJ 2 Jan
I wd send a copy to the Colony at once.
FR 2/1
CF 4
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 63, 5 January 1864.