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New Brunswick North East Agency [textual record]. 

Series consists of

Date(s)

1882-1931

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

0.10 m of textual records

Scope and content

Series consists of records created and/or maintained by the New Brunswick North East Agency. The series includes land deeds for the Buctouche Reserve and paylists for the Eel River Band.

Textual records
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Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown. In order to protect the fragile originals, the microfilm copies of these records must be consulted rather than the originals.

Biography / Administrative history

In the years immediately prior to Confederation, Indian affairs in the colony of New Brunswick were managed through the office of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Following Confederation, in order to bring the bureaucracy more into line with the system in place elsewhere in the country, an agency was established in 1872 (see Order in Council, 13 January 1872) to administer the affairs of the Indian population of Gloucester, Kent, Northumberland, Restigouche and Westmoreland counties. The New Brunswick North East Agency was superseded in 1949 by the Miramichi Agency. In 1971, the Miramichi Agency and the Saint John River Agency were amalgamated to form the New Brunswick District.

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the series.

Accruals
No further accruals are expected.

Related materials
Related records may also be found in the Miramichi Agency series and the New Brunswick District Office series.

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