Series GR-0477 - Commission on the Provincial Gaol at Kamloops, 1898

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Commission on the Provincial Gaol at Kamloops, 1898

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  • 1898 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Commission on the Provincial Gaol at Kamloops, 1898

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1 cm of textual records (42 pages)

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Appointed September 10, 1898; report dated September 29, 1898. Commissioner: Albert Edward Beck, of Vancouver. Commission appointed under the Public Inquiries Act to hold an inquiry into matters affecting the Provincial Gaol, Kamloops. Charges of neglect of duty were made against a gaoler, who in return made charges of laxity on the part of the warden. Those charges preferred against the gaoler were found to be partly substantiated, but not those against the warden. The commissioner made certain recommendations for the conduct of the gaol.

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This series consists of records of the Commission on the Provincial Gaol at Kamloops, 1898, including a typewritten report of Commissioner Albert Beck, correspondence, and handwritten notes of evidence.

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Transferred from the Legislative Library, 1978.


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Accession number(s): GR-0477

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