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Description found in Archives

North-West Mounted Police land warrants [textual record (some microform)]. 


1872-1900, microfilmed [ca. 1948-1970]

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

? aperture cards The aperture cards in this sub-series are stored on trays in RSD and are known as aperture card book numbers 50-52.
0.15 m of textual records

Scope and content

Sub-series consists of Land Warrants issued by Department of Secretary of State to constables and sub-constables for service in the NWMP Force, authorizing a grant of land of 160 acres (Vol. 1647). Warrants attached to a file are now interfiled between file number 7517 and 105995. Receipts for NWMP Warrants numbers 1 to 426, 702, 798 and 800 dating from 1877 to 1884 are found in volume 1648. Aperture Card Books, Numbers 50-52, also a part of this sub-series, contains a register of warrants 1-540 and alphabetical indexes of members of the North-West Mounted Police who received them between 1877 and 1900. Aperture cards book number 50 includes a reference to the receipt number.

Textual records
90: Open
from 1647 to 1648
90: Open
Textual records: microform
Restrictions not set
Aperture card
from 50 to 52
Restrictions not set
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Finding aid 15-35 is a typed file list referring to Vol. 1647. 15-35 (Paper)

Finding aid 15-36 is a typed file list referring to Warrants 1-540 (Aperture Card Books, Numbers 50-52). 15-36 (Paper)

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the sub-series.

No further accruals are expected.

Dates of creation note
The registers and indexes in this sub-series were filmed by a successor to the Department of the Interior before being transferred to the National Archives in the early 1970's. The originals were then destroyed.