Sargeaunt to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
6 Adelphi Terrace
18 May 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 a Bill at 30 days sight on The Agents General for Ten thousand pounds and dated 1st April last; and I beg to be favored with the necessary authority for accepting the same.
The Agents General have sufficient funds on Deposit to meet this Bill.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient
Humble Servant
W.C. Sargeaunt
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Take the same course as we did before i.e. Authorize payment of the Bills & inform the Governor.
ABd 19 May
Authorize payment, & inform the Govr.
TFE 19/5
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 21, 28 May 1863.
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Elliot to Agents General, 28 May 1863, authorizing the acceptance of the bills.