Fonds 76-017 - Canada. Registrar General. Index books fonds.

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Canada. Registrar General. Index books fonds.

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  • 29 Apr. 1975 (Reproduction)
    Registrar General. Index books

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15 microfilm reels

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The microfilm was created by and in the custody of the Library and Archives Canada until it was purchased by the Trent University Archives.

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This fonds consists of a group of 28 indexes compiled by the Registrar General's office and its successor, the Registrar's Branch of the Secretary of State including General Indexes, 1651-1954; keys to General Indexes, 1651-1947; indexes relating to Dominion Lands, Indian and Ordinance Lands, grants, deeds, proclamations, quit-claims, commissions, letters patent and others from 1700 to 1965.

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This fonds was purchased from the Library and Archives Canada.

The originals are located at the Library and Archives Canada (RG 68).


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Associated material is located in the National Archives of Canada (RG 6). Trent University also has microfilmed records from Upper Canada State Papers. Executive Council records fonds (76-015) and Canada. Executive Council state and land books fonds (76-016).


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Microfilm. Set 16.


Reel No. 1:

Index No. 1: General Index, 1651 - 1841, Province of Quebec; Upper Canada; Lower Canada

Reel No. 2:

Index No. 2: Key to General Index, 18 September 1651 - 10 February 1841
Index No. 3: Key to General Index, 1841-1867, Province of Canada

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Index No. 4: Key to General Index, 10 February 1841 - 1 July 1867, Province of Canada
Index No. 5: General Index, 10 February 1841 - 1 July 1867, Province of Canada
Index No. 6: Key to General Index, 1 July 1867-1908, Dominion of Canada

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Index No. 7: General Index, 1 July 1867 - 1908, Dominion of Canada

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Index No. 8: Key to General Index, 1908 - 1918, Dominion of Canada

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Index No. 9: General Index, 1908 - 1918, Dominion of Canada

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Index No. 10: Key to General Index, 1919 - 1929, Dominion of Canada
Index No. 11: General Index, 1919 - 1929 (2 January 1919 - 31 December 1929), Dominion of Canada

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Index No. 12: Key to General Index, 1930 - 1939, Dominion of Canada
Index No. 13: General Index, 1930 - 1939, Dominion of Canada

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Index No. 14: Key to General Index, 1940 - 1949 (Department of Secretary of State, Registrar's Branch)
Index No. 15: General Index, 1940 - 1947, Registrar's Branch

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Index No. 16: Index of Special Grants and Leases, 1700 - 1867, with Key. Includes Canada Company Patents
Index No. 17: General Index, 1948 - 1954, Registrar's Branch

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Index No. 18: Index to Indian and Ordnance Lands, 3 September 1845 - 1 July 1867
Index No. 19: Index No. 1 to Dominion Land Sales, 1873 - 1882, Dominion of Canada

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Index No. 20: Index No. 2 and No. 3 to Dominion Land Sales, 1882-1883, Dominion of Canada

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Index No. 21: Index to Proclamations, 7 October 1763 - 1 July 1867, Province of Canada
Index No. 22: Alphabetical index, Parish Land, Manitoba, 16 February 1875 - 13 July 1883, Dominion of Canada

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Index No. 23: Liber 523. December 1953 - January 1965. 173 pages. Commissions Grants, quit-claims, appointments, etc.
Index No. 24: Liber 524. December 1953. 340 pages. Supplementary Letters-Patent and Charters
Index No. 25: Liber 525. March 1953 - January 1955. Miscellaneous. 113 pp.

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Index No. 26: Deeds, releases, surrenders, expropriations, grants, power of attorney, proclamations, quit-claims, etc.
Deeds, releases, surrenders, September 1883, 1930-1964
Expropriations, 1943-1964
Grants, 1954-1966
Power of Attorney, 1954-1964
Proclamations, 1954-1964
Quit Claims, 1954-1964
Index No. 28: Reference Book, 1816-1818. Alphabetical index of special grants, 1798-1841

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