No. 8
23rd February 1865
With reference to your Despatch No. 108 of the 22nd of December I have the honor to transmit to you copies of a correspondence on the subject of the Bill for One thousand Pounds (£1000) which you have drawn on account of the Vancouver Island Road and HarborLoanManuscript image Loan, and I have to request that you will take the necessary steps to remit to the Crown Agents the balance due to them. In case you should have drawn any further Bills you will remit a sufficient sum to cover the amount of such bills also.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant
Edward Cardwell
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Sargeaunt to Elliot, 16 February 1865, forwarding a request for funds for the Vancouver Island Road and Harbor Loan.
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Copy, Elliot to the Crown Agent for the Colonies, 21 February 1865, authorizing the funds requested.