[Miau?] to Colonial Office
10th April 1871
Sir,
With reference to previous correspondence relative to a claim by this Department of £675.2.4 for Stores supplied for the service of the Colonial Government of British Columbia, and to the letter from the Colonial Office of the 8th June last, I am directed by Mr Secretary Cardwell to request that you will inform me whether the Colony is now prepared to settle the claim in question, or any portion thereof.
I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your Obedient Servant,
J.C. [Miau?]
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Herbert
Answer that provision has been made for this in the Estimates for 1871 & that as those Estimates were sanctioned by a despatch dated the 15th ulto. Mr Musgrave will no doubt shortly remit the amount due for payment to the War Office.
CC 11/4
At once.
RGWH Ap 12/71
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Herbert to Under-Secretary of State for War, 14 April 1871, advising that the money should be remitted shortly.
Miau, J. C. to Colonial Office 10 April 1871, CO 60:44, no. 3507, 275. 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. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B715WA01.html.

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