Sargeaunt to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
Offices of the Crown Agents for the Colonies
Spring Gardens, London, S.W.
31 May 1865
With reference to my letter of 24th instant, I have the honor to acquaint you, for the information of Mr Secretary Cardwell, that another bill for the sum of £1000, drawn by the Governor of British Columbia on the Crown Agents for the Colonies, has this day been left for acceptance at this Office, and I have to request that you will be good enough to furnish me with Mr Cardwell's instructions respecting it.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient Servant,
W.C. Sargeaunt
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Authorize acceptance: inform the Govr of the arrival of this bill—of which we have no advice—& refer him to the caution which will be sent to him to day to keep the C. Agents in sufficient funds to meet such bills on them.
ABd 1 June
TFE 1 June
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Seymour, No. 29, 1 June 1865.
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Elliot to Crown Agents, 1 June 1865, authorizing acceptance of the bill.