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Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No. 4

The Second Battalion, Quebec Rifles, at Lower Fort Garry

by William R. Morrison

Appendix C

North-West Service
Dominion of Canada

Estimate of the Amount required for the
subsistence of the 2nd Battn Quebec
Rifles for the month of October 1870.

Rank & ServicesNo. Rate per
day or
per month
per day
1870No. of
FromTo $¢
Lieut Colonel15.87 1st Oct.31st Oct.31181.97
Major14.90 """151.90
Captains73.58 """776.86
Lieutenants72.30 """499.10
Ensigns71.97 """427.49
Surgeon14.65 """144.15
Paymaster13.95 """122.45
Adjutant13.34 """103.54
Quartermaster12.70 """83.70
Chaplain13.58 """110.98

per month
Serjeant Major120 """20
Or Mr Serjt.120 """20
Pay Mr Serjt.118 """18
Hospital "118 """18
Armourer "118 """18
Color Serjts.718 """126
Serjeants2115 """315
Corporals & Buglers3513 """455
Private28612 """3432


Amounting to Seven thousand & twenty
four 14/100 Dollars
Lower Fort Garry, 13th July 1870

  A. G. Irvine
  Comdr. 2nd Bn Q.R.
Thos. Howard Capt

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