Sargeaunt to Herbert (Assistant Under-Secretary)
Offices of the Crown Agents for the Colonies,
Spring Gardens, London, S.W.
12 September 1870
I have the honor to apply for the Earl of Kimberley's authority for complying with a Requisition, received at this office from the Government of British Columbia, for a supply of Stationery at a cost of £275.6.8, exclusive of freight and incidental charges.
The British Columbia account with this Department shows a balance of about £800 in hand.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient Servant
W.C. Sargeaunt
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
Give the authority. L[ithographed] F[orm] herewith for Signature.
CC 13 Sept
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At once.
RGWH Sept 13/70
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Herbert to Crown Agents, 13 September 1870, giving authority to draw on the British Columbia account to cover the cost of the stationery order.