Volume I: PROCUREMENT AND DESIGN

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THE GREAT PROCUREMENT CRISIS 1851-56

MINIÉ RIFLES, 119

THE PATTERN 1851 MINIÉ RIFLED MUSKET AND ITS INFLUENCE ON EVENTS, 120

THE LONG WAIT FOR THE ENFIELD OR PATTERN 1853 RIFLED MUSKET, 123

THE CRIMEAN WAR AND THE 1854 SELECT COMMITTEE, 127

STILLBORN AGREEMENTS AND FAILED PROMISES, 1854-56, 129

THE AGREEMENT OF MARCH 1856: THE COMPANY SUBMITS, 144

CONCLUSIONS, 144

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