No. 41, Military
1 August 1862
I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your Circular Despatch of the 14th April 1862 and with reference thereto I beg to forward herewith the Return required of the Militia and Volunteer Corps at present Existing in the Colony ofVancouver'sManuscript image Vancouver's Island.
I have the honor to be
My Lord Duke
Your Grace's most obedient
and humble Servant
James Douglas
Minutes by CO staff
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Chief Clerk.
ABd 29 Sep
Mr Elliot
This information is for the War Dt. Send copy in L[edger] F[olio]?
TFE 29 Sep
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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"Return of Militia, Volunteers, Military Police, and other Forces" on Vancouver Island, including a note that the Rifle Corps had been disbanded temporarily, dated 1 August 1862, signed by Douglas.