No. 6
18th February 1865
I have the honor to transmit to you, for your information, the enclosed copy of a correspondence with Mr. Trutch, from which you will perceive that I have extended his leave to the 15th of May, and that he reports a sale of his interest in the public Works of the Colony, which upon his producing to youManuscript image any evidence requisite to satisfy you of the completion of the transaction, will enable you to continue to take advantage of his services in an Office for which he has been described to posses valuable qualifications.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Trutch to Cardwell, 24 January 1865, explaining his personal exigencies that have preventing him from returning to his duties.
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Copy, Rogers to Trutch, 18 February 1865, granting permission for Trutch to extend his leave of absence.