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Series ID5401
Previous System LocationPRE/B1-43; A/42676-A/42687; PRV11170, RSI2955; SRS5401
TitleRegisters of Letters Received
Parent Series
This series does not have a parent series.
Start Date Circa 1/7/1898
End Date Circa 31/12/1981
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

Chief Secretary / Premier's Department correspondence registers

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Items Total Items: 86
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement Chronological by year, then alphabetical by sender grouping/agency (e.g. Agent-General, Agriculture, Associations, Banks, etc.) followed by individuals, A-Z, by name; within each group, chronological by date of registration and numerical by letter number.
How To Use Series Follow through the top-number (or batch number) from the registers to locate the desired letter in the series of Inwards and General Correspondence (or Batch Files).

Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
112Chief Secretary's Department 1/7/1898 24/4/1919
40Premier and Chief Secretary's Department 24/4/1919 26/9/1963
122Premier's Department 26/9/1963 31/12/1981
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Access and Restrictions

Access Category30 Years
Access Procedure 
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 15
Department of the Premier and Cabinet
Restriction DetailsN/A
Regulation Details
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Subordinate Series

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Controlling Series

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Controlled Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
5384Batch and Miscellaneous Subject Files 1/7/1898 23/8/1937
15144Correspondence Batches Respecting Appointments of Justices of Peace 1/7/1898 31/12/1972
5402Inwards and General Correspondence 1/7/1898 31/12/1981
1043Premier's Batch Files 1/7/1898 31/12/1981
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Previous Series

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Subsequent Series

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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
20220Clerk's List of Batch Files and Batches De-batchedInforms
9234Subject Index to CorrespondenceChief Secretary's / Premier's Department correspondence
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These registers provide access to the correspondence, contained within two separate series of correspondence and Batch Files, received by the Chief Secretary's Department and subsequent agencies of the Premier.

Details within each heading include: progressive number, previous number, subsequent number, date of letter, date of registration, from whom, subject and action. The "subsequent number" provides a trace of the top-number or the batch number (whichever is applicable) for the correspondence.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 5401, Registers of Letters Received
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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