Sargeaunt to Sandford (Assistant Under-Secretary)
Offices of the Crown Agents for the Colonies
Spring Gardens, London, S.W.
8 July 1869
I have the honor to apply for Earl Granville's authority to pay a sum of £315.16.7 to the Board of Trade, as requested by the enclosed letter from the Colonial Secretary of British Columbia.
Since my letter of the 10th ultimo, reporting the state of the British Columbia account, the Crown Agents have received a further bill for £2000 which will mature on the 6th September last.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient Servant
W.C. Sargeaunt
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Sandford
See Governor's despatch 7500—instruct the Agents to pay the £315.16.7 to the Bd of Trade.
Dft. herewith.
CC 13 July
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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P.J. Hankin, Colonial Secretary, to Crown Agents, 15 May 1869, requesting the sum of £315.16.7 be paid to the Board of Trade for "certain supplies furnished by them for the Vancouver Island Light Houses."
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Sandford to Crown Agents, 14 July 1869, conveying authorization to reimburse the Board of Trade.