Series GR-3666 - Grand Forks Provincial Court offence and complaint books

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Grand Forks Provincial Court offence and complaint books

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GR-3666

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  • 1924-1949 (Creation)

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8.5 cm textual records (4 volumes)

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The series consists of four volumes of offence and complaint books dating from 1924 to 1949. Two books appear to have been kept concurrently for the period 1943 to 1947. Offences do not appear to be duplicated between them. The volumes provide a brief description of the offence, the action taken by authorities, and the result. The volumes cover a variety of offences, from unattended livestock to allegations of domestic abuse. Typical entries list the name of the complainant(s) as well as names of those interviewed or searched. A nominal index is included in the front of the 1943-1947 and 1943-1949 volumes.

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Front cover and first 16 pages of the 1924-1939 volume are missing. Front cover of 1943-1949 volume is mostly torn away. Cover of 1939-1943 volume has become unattached.

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Transferred from the Grand Forks court registry in January 2016.

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Accession number(s) : 83-0608

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