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Series ID15169
Previous System LocationPRI/G1-44, PRI/G62; PRV11179-81, PRV11187, PRV11192
TitleGeneral Letterbooks of the Sheriff/Comptroller General of Prisons
Parent Series
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Start Date 15/4/1857
End Date 18/3/1920
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A
Abstract

Letterbooks of the Sheriff, the Under Sheriff, and the Comptroller General of Prisons containing copies of letters sent to various recipients, inside and outside of Government

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Items Total Items: 45
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement Chronological by letter date
How To Use Series Consult indexes at the front of each volume, where available, otherwise search by date. Some letterbooks are becoming fragile (thin rice paper); please handle with care.
 

Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
260Sheriff's Office 15/4/1857 1/1/1891
157Prisons Department 1/1/1891 18/3/1920
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Access and Restrictions

Access Category30 Years
Access Procedure 
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 11849
Queensland Corrective Services
Restriction DetailsN/A
Regulation Details
N/A
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Subordinate Series

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Controlling Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
15166Registers of Outwards Correspondence 1/1/1898 29/2/1920
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Controlled Series

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Previous Series

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Subsequent Series

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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
15173Index to Letterbook of the SheriffSheriff's/Comptroller General's correspondence
15188Inwards Correspondence [Sheriff's Office / Prisons Department]Sheriff's/Comptroller General's correspondence
15170Letterbook of the Sheriff/Comptroller General - Letters to Heads of DepartmentsSheriff's/Comptroller General's correspondence
15164Letterbooks of the Sheriff/Comptroller General - Letters to Superintendents and other Gaol OfficersSheriff's/Comptroller General's correspondence
15184Registers of Forwarded Correspondence ("Minute Books")Comptroller General's correspondence
15189Registers of Inwards Correspondence [Sheriff's Office / Prisons Department]Sheriff's/Comptroller General's correspondence
9097Special Subject BatchesSheriff's/Comptroller General's correspondence
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Finding Aids

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Publication Notes

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Copyright Status

Copyright State of Queensland
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Description

This series consists of letterbooks of the Sheriff, the Under Sheriff, and subsequently the Comptroller General of Prisons (from 1891), containing copies of letters sent to various recipients, inside and outside of Government.

Most letterbooks include an alphabetical index at the front, indicating addressee and page number.

For each letter, the following details are included: the addressee and the sender, date, the letter number, the body of the letter, and signature.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 15169, General Letterbooks of the Sheriff/Comptroller General of Prisons
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/ )
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