Sargeaunt to Herbert (Assistant Under-Secretary)
Offices of the Crown Agents for the Colonies
Spring Gardens, London, S.W.
14th March 1871
We have the honor to apply for the Earl of Kimberley's authority to comply with the enclosed Requisition for 1,000 [fls?] Rape oil &c, required by the Government of British Columbia, the estimated cost of which is £267, exclusive of freight and incidential charges.
The British Columbia account with this Department shows a balance of £680 in favor of the Colony, and we hold a Bill maturing for £2,000.
We have the honor to be
your most obedient servants
W.C. Sargeaunt
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
Give the authority? L[ithographed] F[orm].
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At once.
RGWH Mar 15/71