Sargeaunt to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
Offices of the Crown Agents for the Colonies
Spring Gardens, London, S.W.
15 May 1866
The Crown Agents for the Colonies request that you will be good enough to furnish them withMr Secretary Cardwell's authority for the acceptance of the two bills referred to in the enclosed letter from the Acting Colonial Secretary of British Columbia.
The funds in the custody of the Crown Agents belonging to that Colony consist of £10,000 which is at present on deposit at interest withtheManuscript image the London Joint Stock Bank.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient servant
W.C. Sargeaunt
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
No advice from Governor. Authorize acceptance.
Inform Govr of rect of these bills—of the authority given for their acceptance, and enquire why no advice has been sent.
ABd 16 May
Immediate. So proceed.
TFE 16/5
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Elliot to Crown Agents, 16 May 1866, authorizing acceptance of two bills of £5,000 each.
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Acting Governor Birch, No. 27, 17 May 1866.