Sargeaunt to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
25 July 1864
I have received by the last Mail from British Columbia, the enclosed Requisition for Stationery &c from the Colonial Secretary of that Colony, copy of whose letter is herewith annexed, and have the honor to request that you will be so good as to move Mr Secretary Cardwell to authorize the Crown agents to provide the articles in question at the followingcostManuscript image cost, vizt
Stationery from Messrs De la Rue & Co £98. 4.3
Paper for Printing Dt from Ditto 67. 0.0
2 Seals from Messrs Warrington 7.15.0
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
Humble Servant
W.C. Sargeaunt
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Mr Birch says the Governor will apply to the S. State by the next mail for compliance with this requisition.
Authorize the Crown Agents to procure and send out these articles. The Colony pays the expense.
ABd 25 July
At once.
FR 25/7
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Copy, A.N. Birch, Colonial Secretary, to Sargeaunt, no date, forwarding a requisition for supplies.
Other documents included in the file
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Rogers to Crown Agents, 27 July 1864, giving authority to send the articles requisitioned.