Archives for: April 2017


Permalink 02:38:10 pm, by mholmes, 6 words, 90 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 30

Minor updates for new release of 1864

Credits, stats and other pages updated.


Permalink 07:59:14 pm, by mholmes, 42 words, 249 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log, Announcements; Mins. worked: 15

Colonial Despatches: documents for 1864 published

The Colonial Despatches project is pleased to announce that all documents for the year 1864 have now been published for general access on the website. Starting here you can read the entire correspondence from images of the original document pages or annotated transcriptions.

Permalink 04:28:52 pm, by mholmes, 11 words, 96 views   English (CA)
Categories: Activity log; Mins. worked: 15

Bugfix for bad image name

A bit of debugging and tweaking for a rogue image filename.

Colonial Despatches

The Colonial Despatches is an XML database project which is creating a digital archive containing the original correspondence between the British Colonial Office and the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia. The project lives at, and the web application runs on the Pear dev Tomcat. The XML data is managed in SVN at


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