No. 9
20th February 1866
I have the honor to transmit to you a copy of a letter from the Board of Admiralty relative to a sum of £7.12.8 on account of provisions supplied by Her Majesty's Gun Boat "Forward" in 1864 to the Volunteers in British Columbia. I have to request that you will remit the amount in question to the Crown Agents to be placed to the credit of Naval Services.
I have etc.
E. Cardwell
The Officer Administering the Government