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Series s00128 - City Solicitor

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Title proper

City Solicitor

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  • Textual record

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s00128

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  • 1917-1971 (Creation)
    Creator
    St. Boniface (Man.)

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Physical description

3.6 m of textual records

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Name of creator

(1880-1971)

Administrative history

Custodial history

City Clerk's Department.

Scope and content

Forms part of Fonds 12. Series consists of correspondence and working papers of the City Solicitor for St. Boniface. The records document a wide variety of subject matter, including charter revisions, claims against the city, land and property matters, issues relating to rail transportation, social welfare and hospital cases.

Most of the records are in subject files and are generally in chronological order. In addition to subject files, there are files labeled “General Correspondence” that cover the period 1933 through to 1971. Each of these files contains correspondence on a variety of issues.

The social welfare files, 1934-1954, contain correspondence and case histories presented before the St. Boniface Juvenile Court for children in care; correspondence, case histories and decisions rendered by the Municipal Commissioner for hospitalization and expenses including liens for repayment; correspondence and case histories under the Wives and Children's Maintenance Act and the Child Welfare Act; correspondence and case histories regarding children under the care of the Children's Aid Society of Eastern Manitoba. The hospital file, 1937-1952, includes case histories as well as correspondence regarding actions by the City of St. Boniface to collect on delinquent hospital accounts.

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Location of originals

A369-A398.

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Restrictions on access

Access to social welfare and hospital files is restricted.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright regulations.

Finding aids

File list available in Research Room.

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cowa

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Minimal

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