Baring to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
March 24/66
Dear Sir,
I enclose you a letter from a most respectable Tradesman at Falmouth giving the particulars of a debt which he againstManuscript image against the Solicitor General, New Westminster, British Columbia, and I have to request that you will have the Secretary of State for the Colonies to forward the same toManuscript image Mr Crease and call upon him to cause repayment of the bill to be made to Mr Roberts.
I am Sir
Your obedient Servant
J.C. Baring
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Blackwood
Proceed as usual by sending copies of the enclosure to the Govr.
FR 24/3
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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John Roberts to Under-Secretary of State, 23 March 1866, requesting assistance in the settlement of Crease's debt.
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Crease to Roberts, 2 December 1857, employing his services.
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Statement of account on amount due to Roberts from Crease showing a total of £140.0.0, March 1866.
Other documents included in the file
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Rogers to Baring, 28 March 1866, advising that the matter had been referred to the colony.
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Acting Governor Birch, No. 14, 29 March 1866.