Sargeaunt to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
6 Adelphi Terrace
21 April 1863
I have the honor to acquaint you for the information of His Grace the Duke of Newcastle that The Colonial Treasurer of Vancouver Island has drawn the following Bills on the Agents General at 30 days sight
No 1 for £ 500
4 " £1,000 dated 27th February 1863
5 " £1,000 and I beg to be favored with the necessary authority for the acceptance of the same.
A sum of £26,000isManuscript image is on Deposit with the London Joint Stock Bank which can be made available to meet these Bills.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient
Humble Servant
W.C. Sargeaunt
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
We have no intimation from the Governor of these bills. It will be proper, nevertheless, I think, to sanction their acceptance.
ABd 22 Apl
TFE 22 April
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Elliot to Agents General, 22 April 1863, authorizing the acceptance of the bills.