1887

Reference: A/C2/26

Letter from H G Deedes, War Office to the Under Secretary of State Home Office re. Lieutenant Governor Wray's suggestions of alterations to existing conditions of service in the Militia

Reference: A/C2/26/1

Date: January 22nd 1887 - January 22nd 1887

Letter from Secretary of State Home Office to the Lieutenant Governor [Major General Henry Wray] referring to his letter of 10 Nov 1886 see A/C2/25/11 re. alterations to existing conditions to service in the Militia

Reference: A/C2/26/2

Date: February 2nd 1887 - February 2nd 1887

'The Jersey Advertiser & Weekly News' published every Wednesday, Proprietor William Francis Le Cocq, 9 Byron Road St Helier articles re. petitions regarding abolition of compulsory military service and increase of representation in St Helier and celebration of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee 1 newsprint

Reference: A/C2/26/3

Date: February 16th 1887 - February 16th 1887

Draft letter from Lieutenant Governor Wray to the Under Secretary of State Home Department agrees that the two grievances of the petition against compulsory military service are well founded, number of days lost due to drill by working classes listed

Reference: A/C2/26/4

Date: February 26th 1887 - February 26th 1887

Copy letter from the Colonel C P Le Cornu, Adjutant Generals Office to H B East, 26 Hill Street, St Helier re. exemption from military service

Reference: A/C2/26/5

Date: March 22nd 1887 - March 22nd 1887

Copy letter from Harold Baldwin East, 26 Hill Street, St Helier to the Home Secretary Henry Matthews requesting exemption from drill due to being medically unfit

Reference: A/C2/26/6

Date: March 31st 1887 - March 31st 1887

Letter from G Lushington, Whitehall to the Lieutenant Governor [Major General Henry Wray] informing him of the decision of the Home Secretary Matthews not to recommend to Her Majesty's Government any alterations to the 1881 Militia Law

Reference: A/C2/26/7

Date: April 5th 1887 - April 5th 1887

Copy letter from Lieutenant Governor Wray to the Under Secretary of State Home Office request to remove the name Lieutenant W E Johnson from the List of Officers of the Militia due to his absence from the Island for four years

Reference: A/C2/26/8

Date: April 12th 1887 - April 12th 1887

Copy letter from the Lieutenant Governor Wray to the Bailiff, George Bertram re. the detailed plan for the defence of the Island he submitted to the Secretary of State for War in 1885 & training for new machine guns

Reference: A/C2/26/9

Date: April 15th 1887 - April 15th 1887

Letter from the Lieutenant Governor Wray to the Home Office re. the Petition regarding military service in the Channel Islands and the command of the Militia

Reference: A/C2/26/10

Date: April 15th 1887 - April 15th 1887

Letter from the Home Office to the Lieutenant Governor [Major General Henry Wray] acknowledging receipt of his letter of 12 Apr 1887 re. Lieutenant W E Johnson see A/C2/26/7

Reference: A/C2/26/11

Date: April 18th 1887 - April 18th 1887

Letter from the Bailiff George Bertram to the Lieutenant Governor Wray with reference to letter of 15 April 1887 see A/C2/26/8 re. request for £12 to move the Gardner machine guns for the use of the Militia, the sum approved by the Defence Committee

Reference: A/C2/26/12

Date: April 20th 1887 - April 20th 1887

Letter from the Home Office to the Lieutenant Governor Wray the request by Mr H[arold] B[aldwin] East for exemption from military service has been refused see A/C2/26/5

Reference: A/C2/26/13

Date: April 21st 1887 - April 21st 1887

Copy letter from the Home Office to Mr H[arold] B[aldwin] East, 26 Hill Street, St Helier informing him his request for exemption from military service on the grounds of ill health has been refused see A/C2/26/5

Reference: A/C2/26/14

Date: April 21st 1887 - April 21st 1887

Post Office Telegrams from the Home Office to the Lieutenant Governor [Major General Henry Wray] request for information re. numbers of militia who have been fined for breach of the militia law

Reference: A/C2/26/15

Date: April 22nd 1887 - April 22nd 1887

Copy letter from the Lieutenant Governor [Major General Henry Wray] to the Under Secretary of State Home Office acknowledging receipt of his telegram see A/C2/26/14 and listing the offences under which men could be fined or imprisoned

Reference: A/C2/26/16

Date: April 23rd 1887 - April 23rd 1887

Message from the Lieutenant Governor to C P Le Cornu, originally enclosed papers re 'militiamen who were fined and imprisoned during the past twelve months'

Reference: A/C2/26/17

Date: April 23rd 1887 - April 23rd 1887

Draft letter from the Lieutenant Governor [Major General Henry Wray] to Godfrey Lushington, Home Office details of militiamen who were fined or imprisoned during the past twelve months

Reference: A/C2/26/18

Date: April 25th 1887 - April 25th 1887

Letter from Godfrey Lushington, Home Office to the Lieutenant Governor acknowledging receipt of recent letters re numbers of cases of fines and imprisonment

Reference: A/C2/26/19

Date: April 29th 1887

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