This series consists of a register of B/Cs (blank covers) forwarded and received by the Sheriff's Office during 1883-1889. The Sheriff of Queensland was in charge of the management of prisons until such time when a Comproller General of Prisons was appointed.
Information provided may include: from whom received (i.e. Attorney general, Auditor General, other gaols, Commissioner of Police, Colonial Secretary, Crown Solicitor, Colonial Stores, Government Printer, Registrar General, Treasury, Works Department, etc.); date; B/C number (not in the 1886-1889 volume), particulars, and to whom forwarded.
The 1883 volume contains only two pages or records and another loose sheet of B/Cs received and forwarded (no date).