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Description found in Archives

I A, "Correspondence of the Military Secretary of the Commander of the Forces" [multiple media]. 

Series consists of

Date(s)

1767-1870

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

65.000 meter(s) Documents created in: 1767-1870
3 maps mss., ink, col. 41 x 52 cm or smaller.
2 architectural drawings ink 27 x 71 cm and 38 x 43 cm.
2 technical drawings ink 37 x 49 cm and 45 x 56 cm.

Scope and content

Correspondence and supporting documents consisting primarily of memoranda, reports, returns, memorials, petitions, certificates, instructions and warrants accumulated in the office of the Military Secretary of the Commander of the Forces in Canada, 1767-1870; and letter books containing copies of letters most of which were written in the Military Secretary's Office, 1796-1870. The correspondence and supporting documents were arranged and bound in subject files under the direction of Dr. Douglas Brymmer, who was Archivist when the records were received by the Archives. Cartographic material, architectural drawings consist of the following accessions: RG8M 76703/11 consists of two plans of vessels which were to be constructed on the Great Lakes, prepared by William Bell and John W. Craigie; RG8M 82303/28 consists of plans of barracks, medical and commissariat buildings and sites in Montreal, prepared by the Royal Engineers Office, Montreal.

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Cartographic material; architectural drawing; technical drawing RG8M 76703/11: Finding aid consists of an item listing, and the accession is noted in Guide to Ship plans. RG8M 82303/28: Finding aid consists of item listing. Finding aids available in main reference room. RG8M 76703/11; RG8M 82303/28 90 (Paper)

Cartographic material; architectural drawing; technical drawing Please consult lower level descriptions. RG8M 76703/11; RG8M 80103/12; RG8M 82303/28 90 (Electronic)

Additional information

RG8M 82303/28: Volume and page numbers are stamped or handwritten on the recto of the items.

Physical condition note
RG8M 76703/11: Edges of the items are adhered to translucent paper for support, to prevent further tearing. RG8M 82303/28: Items #2, 3, and 4 have had tears repaired.

Custodial history
Cartographic material, architectural and technical drawings transferred from the Manuscript Division: RG8M 76703/11 (transferred in 1976, from RG8 vols. C-725 and C-726); RG8M 82303-28 (from RG8 C Series, vol. 292, pp. 71 and 99, and vol. 298, pp. 160 and 160a).

Cartographic math data
Cartographic material: RG8M 82303/28 - scales [1:240] and [1:1 200]. Technical drawing: RG8M 76703-11 - scale [1:48].

Formatted contents note
RG8M 76703/11: 1. Plan of a vessel of about 90 tons proposed to be built at Kingston for Lake Ontario. 1802 -- 2. Draft of a vessel proposed to be built at Amherstburg. 1803.

Availability of other formats note
RG8M 76703/11 has been microfilmed and negatives have been created; microfiche and negative numbers are listed in the finding aid. RG8M 82303/28 is also duplicated on 16 mm microfilm reels, #C-2864 and C-2866.

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Private

Related control no.

1. 76703/11 CA
2. 82303/28 CA
3. RG8M 76703/11
4. RG8M 82303/28