HC Deb 16 May 1890 vol 344 c1108
MR. LENG (Dundee)

I beg to ask the Secretary of State for War whether it is intended at the close of the present year to call in the Snider carbine and issue the Martini-Henry carbine in its place to Artillery Volunteers?

*THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOB WAR (Mr. E. STANHOPE,) Lincolnshire, Horncastle

No, Sir. Martini-Henry carbines are not available for this purpose in sufficient numbers at the present time.

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