Sclater Booth to Under-Secretary of State
Treasury Chambers
27th April 1868
Sir,
The Lords Commissoners of Her Majesty's Treasury have had before Them your letter of the 16 Inst, inclosing Despatch from the Governor of British Columbia, in which he suggests that the Sinking Fund of the B. Columbia Loans should be invested in Colonial Securities, now below par.
My Lords desire me to state, for the information of the Duke of Buckingham & Chandos, that before they express any opinion as to the desireableness of the investmentasManuscript image as proposed, They would be glad to have the opinion of the Crown Agents with reference to the Correspondence which took place in 1865.
I am,
Sir,
Your obedient Servant
G. Sclater Booth
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Therefore refer the Governors despatch 3373 to the Agents for opinion.
Dft. herewith.
CC 28/4
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Rogers to Crown Agents, 4 May 1868, forwarding copy of correspondence relating to the finances of British Columbia for opinion.
Sclater Booth, G. to Adderley, Charles Bowyer 27 April 1868, CO 60:34, no. 4244, 372. 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/B685TE02.html.

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