Barnard to Rogers (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Office of The Agents-General for Crown Colonies,
6, Adelphi Terrace,
London, W.C.
20 June 1861
I have the honor to enclose for the information of His Grace the Duke of Newcastle an account received from the Stationery Office, for Stationery supplied to the Government of Vancouver's Island, amounting to the Sum of £5.16.11; and as it appears that the Stationery in question was ordered by the Colonial Department, I beg to request that you will favor me with instructions as to the payment of the Amount.
I have etc.
Edwd Barnard
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Request the Govr to remit this sum of money. Return the enclosure.
ABd 21/6
TFE 21/6
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to Colonial Agents, 26 June 1861, advising that Douglas had been instructed to remit the sum.
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 63, 26 June 1861, asking him to forward money to the Agents General for Crown Colonies to pay the outstanding bill for stationery and to inform Newcastle when this has been done.