Sargeaunt to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
Office of The Agents-General for Crown Colonies,
6, Adelphi Terrace, London, W.C.
8 April 1862
In reply to your letter of the 4th instant, I have the honor to acquaint you for the information of His Grace the Duke of Newcastle that the sum of £250 paid to Mr Pemberton in February 1861, was covered by remittance of £300 received in a letter of which the enclosed is a copy.
I may add that the account with the Colony is at this moment overpaid to the extent of £178.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient Servant
W.C. Sargeaunt
Agent Genl
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
The desph already prepared instructing Govr Douglas to remit funds to the Col: Agents to enable them to make small occasional payments on behalf of B. Columbia may proceed?
The acct with that Colony, you will observe, is overdrawn now.
ABd 9 Apl
I have added a short sentence to the despatch to the Governor.
I think that Mr JulyanManuscript image shd be called upon to provide an account exhibiting the balance due to the Agents Genl, in order that the Govr may be ordered to repay.
TFE 9/4
CF 10
N 11
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Elliot to Colonial Agents General, 16 April 1862, asking them to submit an account of the amount due from the government of Vancouver Island.
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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G.T. Gordon, Treasurer, to Barnard and Julyan, Colonial Agents, 12 November 1861, forwarding £300 in payment of a debt due from the government of Vancouver Island.