Series GR-0439 - Revenue receipt books : form J

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Revenue receipt books : form J

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  • 1907-1914 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Superintendent of Police

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4 cm of textual records

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Prior to the establishment of the Province of British Columbia, policing in the Colony of British Columbia was the responsibility of the Chief Inspector of Police (1858-1863) or Superintendent of Police (1863-1871) and in the Colony of Vancouver Island by the Commissioner of Police (1858-1866). In 1871, when the Colony of British Columbia joined confederation as a province of the Dominion of Canada, the police came under the authority of the Attorney-General. The reporting structure required the Superintendent of Police to report to the Attorney-General. The constables were under the direction of the government agent of the district who reported to the Superintendent.

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Accessioned in August 1978, custody and transfer history unknown.

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The series consists of 2 volumes of revenue receipt books created by the British Columbia Superintendent of Police between 1907 and 1914.

Each volume, identified as form J, lists revenue receipts of monies collected by the Provincial Police and the associated payments made to the Treasury. The revenue receipts are arranged chronologically and consist of payments received for licences for anglers and permits for export of game. There are also licences for firearms, listed as ordinary, general and special licences.

Volume 1 is from August 1907 to October 1913 and volume 2 is from October 1913 to October 1914.

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See GR-0438 for a related series.

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Accession number(s): GR-0439

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  • Box: 880340-4079