No. 64
21 August 1868
With reference to your despatch No. 5 of the 4th February, I transmit to you for your information and guidance, copies of a correspondence with the War Office from which you will see that the Department has consented to postpone its claim against your GovernmentforManuscript image for £141.1.3 on account of stores supplied for the use 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 most obedient
humble Servant
Buckingham & Chandos
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Galton to the Under Secretary of State for the Colonial Office, 20 July 1868, asking that the Colonial Office "state whether any further steps have been taken towards a settlement of the claims."
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Copy, Rogers to the Under Secretary of State for the War Office, 6 March 1868, stating that "the Revenues of the Colony are at present in such a state that the Government is unbale to discharge its engagement."
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Copy, Lugard to the Under Secretary of State for the Colonial Office, 14 March 1868, stating that "Pakington has consented to the postponement of the claim amounting to £141.1.3 for Stores supplied."
Grenville, Richard to Seymour, Frederick 21 August 1868, NAC RG7:G8C/15, 324. 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.

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