Series GR-3757 - Victoria Supreme Court bankruptcy records

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Victoria Supreme Court bankruptcy records

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  • 1873 (Creation)

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2 cm textual records

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The records were originally found loose in a volume of records transferred from Court Services in 1980. They were then removed from the volume and reaccessioned as part of G88-135 at the BC Archives.

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The series consists of an affidavit and a notice regarding payments to be made in the bankruptcy case of R.F. Pickett, a Victoria merchant. The governing legislation for the case was the “Bankrupt Law Consolidation Act” of 1849. Records in the series provide a listing of Pickett’s account at the Bank of British North America and an affidavit of Henry Atkinson Tuzo, bank manager.

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The records were found loose in volume 5 of accession G80-027 (Court registrar’s diaries) which was transferred to the BC Archives by Court Services in 1980.


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Similar Victoria bankruptcy records were privately collected by John S. Keenleyside and are described as RBSC-ARC-1300 - John Keenlyside Legal Research Collection at UBC’s Rare Books and Special Collections.

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Accession number(s) : G80-27, G88-135

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  • Box: 002340-1022