Longford to Under-Secretary of State
14th March 1868
I am directed by the Secretary of State for War to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of 6th Instant and to acquaint you in reply for the information of the Duke of Buckingham & Chandos that Sir John Pakington has consented to the postponement of the claim amounting to £141.1.3 for Stores supplied by this Department for the Service of the Artillery Volunteers in British Columbia, until such time as the Colony shall be in a position to liquidate it.
I have the honor to be,
Your obedient Servant
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
Let the demand stand, keeping it in the arrear List.
CC 18/3
FR 18/3
CBA 19/3
B&C 19/3
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See Govr 5/3374/68.
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 64, 21 August 1868 transmitting correspondence between the Colonial Office and the War Department and informing Seymour that the War Department has agreed to “postpone” the claim against British Columbia for stores supplied for artillery volunteers.