No. 5
11th May 1864
Sir,
I have the honour to transmit to you the enclosed copy of a letter from the War Department respecting certain Arms and Accoutrements left by Colonel Moody R.E. in charge of the Government of British Columbia for the use, it is stated, oftheManuscript image the local Militia and Volunteers.
I am not aware of the existence of any such force in British Columbia, but I have to request that you will report the present state of these Arms stating in whose charge they are kept and the best manner, in youropinionManuscript image opinion, of turning them to the public advantage.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your obedient servant
Edward Cardwell
Governor Seymour
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Cardwell, Edward

Moody, Richard Clement

Seymour, Frederick

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Cardwell, Edward to Seymour, Frederick 11 May 1864, CO NAC RG7:G8C/11, 92. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. James Hendrickson and the Colonial Despatches project. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/B647405.html.

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