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Colonial Office 358 is composed of four volumes of correspondence registers for the colony class CO 188, New Brunswick, original correspondence for the years 1850-1867. The classification and registry procedures are substantially the same as those followed for other registry classes. CO 358 may be used as a finding aid to most of the correspondence in CO 188 betwen the years 1850 and 1867. The following list provides the Index Room Number assigned by the PRO and years covered by the registers: CO 358, vol. 1, Number 13201, Years 1850-1853; CO 358, vol. 2, Number 13202, Years 1854-1859; CO 358, vol. 3, Number 13203, Years 1860-1865; CO 358, vol. 4, Number 13204, Years 1866-1867. This material is available on microfilm reel B-1637. Volume 2 is divided into two parts and consequently has two "Despatches" section (1854-1857 and 1858-1859), two "Offices" sections and two "Individuals" sections; the internal order of these sections, chronological by date of receipt and numerical by registry numbers, remains unchanged. Many of the entries within the "Offices" sections contain cross-references to other colony classes, for example, where the "Registry" column is blank, the "Former and Other Papers, column many contain a reference such as "Nova Scotia 5 May 59", 4698.
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Finding aid No. 90, British Records on Microfilm, lists the material on the microfilm. MSS0090 (Paper)
1. New Brunswick - History, 1850-1867.
2. New Brunswick - History - 19th century, 1850-1867.
3. New Brunswick - History - 1784-1867, 1850-1867.
4. Great Britain. Colonial Office - Registers of correspondence, 1850-1867.
5. Colonies Administration. Great Britain
6. Colonies Administration. Grande-Bretagne
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