No. 18
25th February 1871
My Lord,
I have the honor to forward to Your Lordship an authenticated, an[d] two spare copies of an Act passed by the Legislative Council entitled— An Act granting aSupplementalManuscript image Supplemental Supply of $45,969 and Seven cents out of the General Revenue of the Colony of British Columbia and its dependencies for the Contingent service of the Year 1870.
2. I enclose the usual Report from the Attorney General, and I annex that of the Auditor upon the Supplementary Estimates on which the Bill is founded,andManuscript image and which will afford all the necessary information.
I have the honor to be,
My Lord,
Your most obedient
Humble Servant
A. Musgrave
Minutes by CO staff
Mr Herbert
The Estimates themselves are not sent home—but we have the Auditor's Report on the various Items. It is past Expenditure, & under present circumstances we might I think simply confirm the Supplemental Appropriation Act.
CC 13/4
Confirm. At once.
RGWH Ap 14/71
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
Three printed copies of act not on microfilm.
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Report on the supplementary estimates for 1871, signed by Robert Ker, Auditor General, no date.
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George Phillippo, Attorney General, to Musgrave, 25 February 1871, reporting on the act as per despatch.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Kimberley to Musgrave, No. 28, 15 April 1871.