Lugard to Under-Secretary of State
War Office, Pall Mall
22nd April 1867
I am directed by Secretary Sir John Pakington to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 2nd January last forwarding a despatch (No 62) from the Administrator of the Government of British Columbia on the subject of the Arms, Accoutrements, &c left in possession of the Government of that Colony by Colonel Moody, and in reply I am to acquaint youforManuscript image for the information of the Earl of Carnarvon that under all the Circumstances, Sir John Pakington has consented to the following arrangement, the details of which are given in the accompanying list. Viz
All charges on account of the Accoutrements to be remitted.
Full price to be charged for the Ammunition.
Half price to be charged for the Revolver Pistols and Appurtenances.
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The Carbines, Fowling Pieces, Swords &c will be allowed to remain in the hands of the Colony, for Volunteer Service, on loan.
I have the honor to be
Your obedient Servant
Edward Lugard
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Copy to Govr for his infn & guidance—with references to Mr Birch's desph of the 6 Oct 66.
ABd 23 Ap
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TFE 23/4
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Detailed list of military stores left in the colony, with explanation of the terms by which they were to be allowed to remain.
Other documents included in the file
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 20, 27 April 1867 transmitting Pakington’s decision, regarding the military stores in British Columbia.