No. 34, Military
14th June 1864
Having succeeded in organizing a small Volunteer Force in this Colony, I would feel obliged for a copy of any Colonial Volunteer Act which you may deem most applicable to this Island.
I have the honor to be
Your most obedient Servant
A.E. Kennedy

The Rt. Honble Edward Cardwell
&c &c &c
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
We might send the Governor the Acts of one or more of the smaller N.A. Provinces for the organization of a Volunteer Force. In the case of Prince Edward Island the War Office were applied to andManuscript image supplied certain information respecting the formation and instruction of the Volunteer Corps formed there in 1859, and no doubt similar information would be useful in the present instance?
VJ 9 Augt
I wd ask the W. Office whether among the various Acts wh they have examined there is any wh they wd especially recommend as a model & for any other regulations or other documents likely to be useful to Capt Kennedy.
FR 9/7
EC 11
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Rogers to Under-Secretary of State, War Office, 13 August 1864, forwarding copy of the despatch and asking them to supply any Acts, regulations or other documents which might be useful to Kennedy.
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Cardwell, Edward

Jadis, Vane

Kennedy, Arthur

Rogers, Frederic

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