Sargeaunt to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
Offices of the Crown Agents for the Colonies
Spring Gardens, London, S.W.
12 April 1866
I have to acquaint you, for the information of Mr Secretary Cardwell, that, pursuant to the directions conveyed in your letter of the 31st ultimo, the Crown Agents paid to the credit of Naval Funds on the 7th instant the sums of £3.9.8, £1.11.3 and £69.18.2 on account of the Government of British Columbia.
The latter mentioned sum would have been paid on an earlier date, but the Crown Agents had a difficulty in obtainingtheManuscript image the necessary Receivable Order from the Paymaster General's Department.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient servant
W.C. Sargeaunt
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Inform the Admiralty—with ref: to C.O. Letter of 31 ultimo—that these sums have been pd to their credit: & direct the Governor to make them good.
ABd 13 Apl
TFE 14/4
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Elliot to Secretary to the Admiralty, 19 April 1866, advising of payments made by Crown Agents to the credit of naval funds.
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Officer Administering the Government, No. 20, 18 April 1866.