Ransom to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Bank of British Columbia
5, East India Avenue
Leadenhall Street, E.C.
23rd April 1868
I have the honor to enclose for the information of his Grace the Secretary of State for the Colonies, copy of my letter of 16th Instant, to the Manager of this Bank at Victoria, respecting the overdrawn account of the Colonial Government of British Columbia with this Bank, which closes the correspondence on that subject.
I have the honor to be,
Your obedient Servant
Henry Ed Ransom
General Manager
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
The Bank consent to allow the Govt Debt to remain at 12 per Cent till the end of the year.
Acknowledge & add [His Grace] is glad to learn that the Bank have allowed the Debt to remain at 12 per Cent?
CC 24/4
FR 24/4
CBA 25/4
B&C 28/4
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H.E. Ransom, General Manger, Bank of British Columbia (London), to Manager, Bank of British Columbia (Victoria), 16 April 1868, advising of decision to allow government debt to remain at 12 per cent interest until end of year.
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Adderley to General Manager, Bank of British Columbia, 1 May 1868, expressing satisfaction with the bank's decision.