No. 29, Financial
13th May 1865
I have the honor to transmit a Bill on the Bank of British North America, London, for Three Thousand Pounds (£3000) at sixty days sight in favour of the Crown Agents for the Colonies to meet the overdraft referred to in your Despatch No 8 dated 23rd February 1865, and the half yearly payment of Two ThousandPoundsManuscript image Pounds for interest and sinking fund on account of the Vancouver Island Road and Harbour Loan, which will fall due on the 15th July 1865.
In reference to the latter portion of your Despatch above quoted I beg to state that no further Bills have been drawn upon the Crown Agents.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient Servant
A.E. Kennedy
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Bill to Crown Agents. Acknowledge.
ABd 8 July
So proceed.
TFE 8/7
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Bill drawn on the Bank of British North America for the sum of £3000, dated 13 May 1865, signed by Robert Burrell, Accountant.
Other documents included in the file
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Elliot to Crown Agents, 10 July 1865, forwarding copy of the despatch and bill of exchange.
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Draft reply, Cardwell to Kennedy, No. 32, 8 July 1865.