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Series ID15149
Previous System LocationPRE/A1-6; PRV11162
TitleUnofficial Correspondence of the Premier
Parent Series
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Start Date Circa 1/1/1898
End Date Circa 31/12/1905
Date Statement N/A
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Chief Secretary's correspondence

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Items Total Items: 6
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement Correspondence is not top numbered, nor does it bear any other registration. It is arranged alphabetically by name of sender then chronologically by date of letter. Papers are bundled in successive alphabetical groups.
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Agency IDTitleFromTo
112Chief Secretary's Department 1/1/1898 31/12/1905
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Access Category30 Years
Access Procedure 
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Agency ID: 15
Department of the Premier and Cabinet
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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
5402Inwards and General CorrespondenceChief Secretary' s / Premier's Department correspondence
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*Note: The portfolio of Chief Secretary was created in 1886 but no separate departmental structure was created outside the Colonial Secretary's/Home Secretary's Office until 1898.
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This series comprises unofficial letters and telegrams addressed to the Chief Secretary on matters such as representations on various issues, particularly appointments to the government, invitations, appreciations, electoral issues, etc., some of which are marked "personal", "not official' or "confidential". Some correspondence, particularly from 1904 onwards includes copies of replies, mostly from the Under Secretary, attached to the inwards letter or telegram.

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Queensland State Archives Series ID 15149, Unofficial Correspondence of the Premier
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( )
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