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John Keenlyside Legal Research Collection Series
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Bankruptcy cases

The 1858 Gold Rush on the Fraser River in British Columbia brought an influx of miners to the area, resulting in an economic boom for the colonies.Following the end of the gold rush, however, came a time of financial strain in the 1860s and many i...

British Columbia Provincial Police records.

Series consists of four bound volumes of documents originating from the British Columbia Provincial Police (specifically the New Westminsterheadquarters):1. General orders #1-390, 1923-1950: Two ledgers of memorandums circulated to the various dis...

British Columbia Provincial Police

Court Documents

Series consists of the Augustus Pemberton and Inferior Court of Civil Justice sub-series. The series is comprised of two-hundred and fifty case files containing a total of seven hundred and twenty-three documents from 1858 to 1891. This collection...

Supreme Court of Civil Justice

The Supreme Court of Civil Justice was originally established as the Inferior Court of Civil Justice in 1857 by Governor James Douglas to deal with the increasing number of petty claims in Victoria. The court was renamed in 1860. Series consists o...