Series S1414 - LETTERBOOK

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Reference code

AU WA S1414

Title

LETTERBOOK

Date(s)

  • 1834-09-12 - 1876-11-02 (Accumulation)
  • 1832 - (Creation)

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Name of creator

AU WA A683 - COMMISSARIAT OFFICE, PERTH (1832-01-01 - 1872-12-31)

Administrative history

The Commissariat Office operated as a sub-department of the Colonial Secretary's Office which received the inward letters, etc. The Office dealt with ordnance matters and control of military establishments.

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Scope and content

Copies of outward letters from the Commissariat Office (Perth) to the Ordnance Office (London) regarding disbursements for ordnance services in Western Australia, accounts of barracks services, quarterly return of barracks inspections of public buildings and annual demand for barracks/hospital stores.

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Chronological

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Open

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Open access

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Archivist's note

nb some pages appear to have been torn from the volume at Cons 5041 prior to transfer to the State Records Office.

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