No. 1
2 January 1866
Sir,
The Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty have sent in a claim against your Government for the sum of Sixty nine pounds eighteen shillings and two pence on account of Supplies made to the Bentinck Arm Expedition up to Michaelmas, 1864.
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The enclosed Vouchers and abstract will supply you with the details of this charge, which I have instructed the Crown Agents to defray, and I have to request you to take the necessary steps for the repayment to the Agents of the amount they have disbursed.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble servant
Cardwell

The Officer Administering the Government
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Romaine to the Under Secretary of State, 29 December 1865, requesting a "repayment of the sum in question."
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Copy, "Statement for Michaelmas Quarter 1864 of Expenses incurred by the Department on account of supplies to Foreign Office," signed by C. Richie.
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Copy, "No. 112. Demand or Receipt for Occasional Supplies," signed by Morris Moss, Paymaster.
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Copy, "No. 71. Demand or Receipt for Provisions & c," signed by T. Elwyn for C. Brew.
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"Victualling Department Claim", 6 November 1865, [3 pages].
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"Receipt for Provisions supplied to Volunteers of Bentinck Arm Expedition. B.C." 25 June 1864, John Donald, HMS Sutlej.
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"Receipt for Provisions, &c. supplied to Volunteers of Bentinck Arm Expedition. B.C." 19 June 1864, [6 pages].
Cardwell, Edward to Birch, Arthur Nonus 2 January 1866, NAC RG7:G8C/13, 1. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B667001.html.

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