Barnard to Elliot (Assistant Under-Secretary)
Crown Colonies Office
19 November 1861
I have the honor to acquaint you, for the information of The Right Honorable The Secretary of State, that the Rifles &c supplied for the service of the Government of Vancouver's Island pursuant to your letter of the 21 June last were shipped on board the "Speedy" on the 1st Instant for conveyance to the Colony.
I have etc.
Edwd Barnard
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
Inform the Govr with reference to our Despatch No 60 of 14 June that the Rifles have been shipped?
VJ 20 Novr
TFE 20/11
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Draft reply, Newcastle to Douglas, No. 76, 23 November 1861, informing him that the rifles supplied by the Secretary of State for War for the use of the Volunteers in Vancouver Island had been shipped aboard Speedy on 1 November 1861.