Grafton to Under-Secretary of State
28 October 1868
Sir
Referring to the previous Correspondence, and to your letter of 6th March last, relative to a Claim (£141.1.3) for Stores supplied to the Colonial Government British Columbia (originally preferred on 26 Jany 1867) I am again directed by Secretary Sir John Pakington to request you will state whether there is any prospect of the Claim being settled.
I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your Obedient Servant
Douglas Grafton
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
This is not the only claim agst the Colony from the W.O. that is standing over for better days.
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CC 30 Oct
FR 30/10
CBA 31/10
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What are the total W.O. claims?
B&C 1/11
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War Office claims
£675.2.4 for Arms & Ammunition. See 6794/1867.
£141.1.3 Stores for Volunteers. 2705/1868.
FR 3/11
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I thought there was a larger amount. Proceed as proposed.
B&C 3/11
Other documents included in the file
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Rogers to Under-Secretary, War Office, 10 November 1868, stating their expectation that the War Office claims could be liquidated during the coming year.
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Draft reply, Buckingham to Seymour, No. 99, 10 November 1868.
Grafton, Douglas to Adderley, Charles Bowyer 28 October 1868, CO 60:34, no. 11953, 465. 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/B685WA07.html.

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