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Sub-series consists of land assignment numbers 1708 to 20386. In law an assignment generally refers to the transfer of an interest in a lease, permit, license of occupation or other instrument, by writing. The assignee then stands in the place of the assignor. Under the Dominion Lands Act, assignments were a specialized document noting the transfer of property (by the assignor) to a second party (the assignee) prior to filing a homestead fiat. Title automatically went to the second party on completion of the conditions of improvement. Assignments were often used by parties interested in land speculation.
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Finding aid 15-28 is a typed file list. This finding aid is divided into the following eleven parts: part 1 (assignment numbers 1708-2727), part 2 (assignment numbers 2732-4662), part 3 (assignment numbers 4663-6353), part 4 (assignment numbers 6354-8284), part 5 (assignment numbers 8285-10130), part 6 (assignment numbers 10131-11257), part 7 (assignment numbers 11258-13925), part 8 (assignment numbers 13933-15796), part 9 (assignment numbers 15905-17532), part 10 (assignment numbers 17535-19211), part 11 (assignment numbers 19212-20386). 15-28 (Paper)
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