Northbrook to Under-Secretary of State
16 February 1870
With reference to the letter from this Office of 22 April 1867 54/[Esqrs?]/2549 containing a Claim of £675.2.4 for Stores supplied for service of the Colonial Government British Columbia, and to the subsequent correspondence, and the letter from the Colonial Office of 29 January 1869, I am again directed by Mr Secretary Cardwell to request you will state whether any further steps have been taken towards the settlement of the Claim in question.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient Servant
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
I think we might now direct the Gov. to remit what is due to the War Office as they still press for payment. Their Finances are better & no doubt Gov. Musgrave will send the money.
CC 18/2
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Yes. Draft at once.
FR 18/2
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Granville to Musgrave, No. 12, 21 February 1870.
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Rogers to Under-Secretary of State for War, 22 February 1870, advising that Governor Musgrave had been asked to remit the outstanding sum to the War Office.
Northbrook to Monsell, William 16 February 1870, CO 60:42, no. 1874, 229. 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.

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