Grafton to Under-Secretary of State
16 January 1869
Sir,
With reference to the letters from this office of 22 June 1867 54/Emign/2549 and 13 Novr 1867 relative to a Claim for Stores supplied by the War Department to the Colonial Government, British Columbia amounting to £675.2.4, I am now directed by Mr Secretary Cardwell to request you will state whether any steps have been taken towards the settlement of the said Claim.
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See W.O./4029/67, W.O./6794/67, W.O./11083/67, 131/11761/67, W.O./4038/68.
I have the honor to be,
Sir,
Your obedient Servant
Douglas Grafton
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Sandford
The War Office overlook their letter of the 20th April last allowing this claim to stand over for better times.
In reply transmit a copy of the despatch which was addressed to the Govr forwarding a copy of this letter of the 20th April—4083.
CC 19/1
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So proceed.
FRS 19/1
WM 21/1
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Ought not the War Office to be informed that the same reasons appear to apply this year.
G 23/1
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I think so. Added to draft.
Other documents included in the file
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Sandford to Under-Secretary of State, War Office, 29 January 1869, forwarding copy of previous despatch to the governor and explaining why the claim should be allowed to remain in abeyance.
Grafton, Douglas to Monsell, William 16 January 1869, CO 60:37, no. 632, 467. 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/B695WA01.html.

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