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Place of creation


6.6 m of textual records.

Scope and content

Series consists of background documents, correspondence and working papers, relating to the preparation of government estimates. Before a certain date every year, each department prepares an estimate of its proposed expenditures and transmits them to the Deputy Minister of Finance, who, after a preliminary examination, has them printed and prepared for consideration by the Treasury Board. Volumes 3644-3647 contain memoranda, copies of orders in Council, rough work sheets and statements for various years between 1822 and 1879. A single document relates to the estimates of Upper Canada for 1822. Volumes 3674-3691 contain and working papers, dealing mainly with government estimates for the period 1930-1960. Also included are some budget working papers from 1944 to 1949 used in the preparation of the budget and the budget speech.

Textual records
32: Restricted by law
from 3644 to 3647
from 3674 to 3678
from 3684 to 3691
90: Open
Textual records
32: Restricted by law
from 3679 to 3683
32: Restricted by law
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Textual records The finding aid consist of volume number, file number, title and outside dates and covers volumes 3674-3691. 19-119 90 (Paper)

Additional information

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

No further accruals are expected.