Entry Books : Prince Edward Island (CO 227) : 1769-1872.

Call Number: HIL-MICL FC LPR .G7C6P7E5
Category: Great Britain
Creator: Great Britain. Colonial Office.
Description: 3 microfilm textual records (12 volumes) ; 35 mm
Background:
            Colonial Office 227 does not follow the usual arrangement for colony class entry books.  The basic categories of Despatches, Public Offices and Miscellaneous or Individuals do not appear.  The arrangement is basically a chronological organization.
            
Contents:
            The records include copies of despatches, commissions, and instructions which were communicated to the colony by the Board of Trade and later by the Secretary of State, and the office responsible for colonial affairs.  A few in-letters from governors are included as well.

            
Originals: The original documents are held by the Public Record Office in London. The National Archives of Canada holds a microfilm copy.
Archival Ref. No.: PRO CO 227 and NAC MG 11, CO 227.
Finding Aids:
            Volumes 1 and 7-12 include internal indexes giving date, authors, and a brief subject description.

A detailed inventory and a microfilm shelflist are available in print.

NAC Finding Aid: British Records on Microfilm, is available on microfiche in the Loyalist Collection and provides a microfilm shelf list for CO 227. Finding Aid 90 is shelved with the other Loyalist Collection Finding Aids.

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