Series VPRS 14255
Register of Inward Correspondence (General)
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Date Range: Series 1854 - 1855
  Series in Custody 1854 - 1855
  Contents 1854 - 1855
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1854 - 1855 Surveyor-General's Department VA 2921
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2002 - cont Department of Sustainability and Environment VA 4554
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  • How to use the Records
    Consult the Consignment Details.

  • Function / Content
    This series consists of the register of inwards correspondence received by the Surveyor-General from persons, offices and organisations other than the Colonial Secretary and the Chief Secretary. Correspondence from the Colonial and Chief Secretary was registered in VPRS 14030 Register of Inward Correspondence (Colonial Secretary 1854 - 1855; Chief Secretary 1855).

    Details given are the number allocated the piece of correspondence, any reference number on it, the name of the sender and the date, a summary of both the subject matter and the substance of the reply made.

    Subject matter includes requests for surveys of land and reports on completed or partially completed surveys. Other correspondence relates to the alignments for roads and boundaries, applications for land and for the right to occupy land and enquiries about obtaining land. This correspondence might be able to be found in VPRS 44 Inwards Registered and Unregistered Correspondence.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Entries are in annual single number order which is roughly chronological.

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1854 - 1855 Inward Registered and Unregistered Correspondence VPRS 44
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P0001 1854 - 1855 Open 1
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