Series GR-3246 - Quesnel Supreme Court cause book and indexes

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Quesnel Supreme Court cause book and indexes

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GR-3246

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  • 1915-1977 (Creation)

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Originals, 57 cm (9 volumes)

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The series consists of cause books created by the Quesnel Supreme Court between 1915 and 1977. While the records are largely civil in nature, the cause book for the period 1973 to 1977 also includes some criminal charges. The series also consists of indexes arranged alphabetically by surname. Each cause book entry includes the case number, the style of cause, solicitors' names, the nature of the charges, and a list of the proceedings. Cause books are often the first step in Supreme Court research and can often be used to locate court orders.

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Volumes in container 831015-0001 were transferred to the Archives from the Ministry of Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Treaty Negotiations in 2003. Containers 831015-0002 and 831015-0003 were transferred from the Quesnel Court Registry in January 2016.

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Researchers should note that, due to the different transfer dates of the containers, the indexes for volumes in container 831015-0002 were transferred in 831015-0001.

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These records are restricted. Please contact the BC Archives for information about access.

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Accession number(s): 83-1015

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  • Box: 831015-0001