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Draft memorandum of the Auckland Volunteer Rifle Company, 1858

documentary heritage
  • Common Name
    Added as part of the Presto to Vernon migration. Best to not use going forward, only added as a way to capture the information. 04/07/2022. MH
  • Description

    Draft memorandum outlining that the corps was to be enrolled under the name "Auckland Volunteer Rifle Company" and consist of one Captain, one Lieutenant, two Sergeants, three Corporals, three Lance Corporals, and sixty Privates. Other specifications such as who was to provide arms and uniforms are listed. Approved rules are ticked in the margin. Forty-six men signed in agreement.

  • Other Id

    14682 (Presto content ID)

    MS-20-1-1 (Reference Number)

  • Department

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  • Name/Title
    Draft memorandum of the Auckland Volunteer Rifle Company, 1858
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    1p on 2 leaves ; 390 mm x 255 mm

  • Language
  • Level of Current Record
  • Is Part Of
  • Public Access Text

    Originally tucked into the pocket of the Auckland Volunteer Rifles minute book, MS-20-1.

    [Keywords: New Zealand Wars]

  • Last Update
    04 Nov 2022 15:44
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