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Added language of material: French
Scope and content
Series consists of records reflecting the functions of the office of the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, and are contained in two sub-series: the General Correspondence sub-series; and the Writs of Election sub-series.
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Biography / Administrative history
Occasionally, the Secretary of State would assume auxiliary functions in addition to the Department's primary functions, one of which was the appointment of the Deputy Registry General as the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery. The principal functions of the office of the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery were to issue writs for elections, prepare returns, prepare commissions appointing senators and issue proclamations for the opening and prorogations of Parliament.
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