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Description found in Archives

Correspondence Subject Files, Melville Island Prison. 

Date(s)

1859-1871

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

437 p.
Inventory no.: 4742

Scope and content

Pages 1 to 274. Letters from the Military Secretary to the Commander of the Forces, Montreal, to the Military Secretary of the Governor General at Ottawa. From John Lépine, Chief Warden of Melville Island military prison to various officers. Visitors' weekly reports, Melville Island military prison. Site of McNab's Island as a rifle range. Complaint of Staff Clerk Creegan, R.A. Quarterly returns of prisoners confined in barracks' cells at Halifax. Transfer of the barracks at Fredericton to the Dominion Government. Pages 275 to 437. Miscellaneous correspondence dated 1867-1889 from various departments of the Canadian Government in Ottawa relating to numerous subjects not related to Melville prison.

Textual records
Microfilm reel C-3858
90: Open
Textual records
90: Open
Volume
1772
90: Open
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Private

4027910