Fonds RBSC-ARC-1068 - B.C. Provincial Police Port Essington Office fonds

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B.C. Provincial Police Port Essington Office fonds

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RBSC-ARC-1068

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  • 1911, 1917 (Creation)
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    British Columbia Provincial Police. Port Essington Office

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6.5 cm of textual records

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(1858- 1950)

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A provincial police force was established in 1858 and later, when the province joined Confederation in 1871, the BC police reported to the Attorney-General. The constables were under the direction of the government agent of the district who reported to the Superintendent. The BC Provincial Police were taken over by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in August, 1950.

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The fonds consists of incoming letters to Constable A. Forsythe regarding fishing licences and other matters as well as his report on the spawning grounds at Babine Lake and other locations.

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