No. 65
25 August 1868
Sir,
I have the honor to transmit to you for your information and in continuation of my despatch No. 32 of the 16th June copies of a correspondence between the War Office, this Department and the Crown Agents relative to the supply of a set of Targets for theVancouverManuscript image Vancouver Island Volunteer Corps.
I have the honor to be
Sir,
Your most obedient
humble Servant
Buckingham & Chandos
Other documents included in the file
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Copy, Storks to the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, 27 June 1868, regarding the set of Targets for the Vancouver Island Volunteer Corps.
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A set of drawings and specifications regarding the supplied Targets, as mentioned in the above despatch.
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Copy, Rogers to the Crown Agents, 3 July 1868, asking for the cost of the Targets "according to the War Office Specification which would be suitable for Rifle practice."
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Copy, Sargeaunt to Rogers, 19 August 1868, returning the drawings and speifications of the Targets and stating that they could be suppplied at £4 each but that "they cannot report favorably of the Targets, the impact of the bullets in a very short time so bends and breaks the plate as to render them useless; they recommened a differnt type of target as being cheaper and stronger.
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Copy, Rogers to Roscoe, 25 August 1868, enclosing a letter respecting the cost of a set of Targets "requested for the Rifle practice of the Vancouver Island Volunteer Corps."
Grenville, Richard to Seymour, Frederick 25 August 1868, NAC RG7:G8C/15, 331. 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/B687065.html.

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