Grafton to Under-Secretary of State
16 January 1869
With reference to the letters from this office of 22 June 1867 54/Emign/2549 and 13 Novr 1867 relative to a Claim for Stores supplied by the War Department to the Colonial Government, British Columbia amounting to £675.2.4, I am now directed by Mr Secretary Cardwell to request you will state whether any steps have been taken towards the settlement of the said Claim.
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See W.O./4029/67, W.O./6794/67, W.O./11083/67, 131/11761/67, W.O./4038/68.
I have the honor to be,
Your obedient Servant
Douglas Grafton
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Sandford
The War Office overlook their letter of the 20th April last allowing this claim to stand over for better times.
In reply transmit a copy of the despatch which was addressed to the Govr forwarding a copy of this letter of the 20th April—4083.
CC 19/1
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So proceed.
FRS 19/1
WM 21/1
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Ought not the War Office to be informed that the same reasons appear to apply this year.
G 23/1
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I think so. Added to draft.
Other documents included in the file
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Sandford to Under-Secretary of State, War Office, 29 January 1869, forwarding copy of previous despatch to the governor and explaining why the claim should be allowed to remain in abeyance.