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Series:
Correspondence, "Legal Branch".
Series Number:
Access:
Open
Start Date:
01 Jan 1841
End Date:
31 Dec 1847
Source:
Tasmanian Archives
Creating Agency:
01 Jan 182531 Dec 1856
Previous Series:
CSO5 General Correspondence.01 Jan 183731 Dec 1841
Subsequent Series:
CSO20 Correspondence, "a" Series.01 Jan 184531 Dec 1847
Series notes:
The administration of the convict system accounts for the greatest number of files in this series. Other important functions referred to this "branch" of the registry were: public service administration

military matters, administration of police and gaols

judges' reports on cases tried

public works. No index has been found for this correspondence, which is registered in a series running from 1 to3060. Copies of outward letters are included. One volume is known to be missing. A card index to this series has been compiled.

These records are part of the holdings of the Tasmanian Archives
Items:


7,12, 17, 26, 34, 42, 44, 48, 53, 63, 66, 90, 94, 106, 114, 135, 140, 153, 172, 175, 178, 184, 197, 207, 210, 214, 217, 218, 228, 231, 232, 238, 287,
10, 65, 152, 157, 166, 170, 175, 183, 192, 194, 202, 239, 240, 270, 273, 279, 280, 283, 285, 289, 299, 321, 324, 342, 363, 364, 365, 368
357, 358, 362, 366, 369, 377, 381, 393, 396, 400, 426, 428, 430, 431, 435, 445, 446, 447, 455, 461, 466, 474, 482, 497, 498, 533, 534, 540, 544, 547, 548, 551, 554, 556
1, 4, 9, 14, 15, 16, 18, 23, 25, 32, 33, 39, 45, 46, 47, 49, 50, 54, 56, 62, 64, 67, 68, 70, 71, 74, 76, 78, 81, 87
11
88, 89, 92, 97, 98, 99, 103, 104, 105, 107, 108, 109, 111, 113, 116, 117, 118, 123, 126, 129, 131, 133, 139, 140, 141, 142, 144, 146, 150, 155, 158
161, 162, 164, 167, 180, 186, 189, 193, 199, 198, 204, 205, 209, 212, 213, 216, 219, 220, 221, 222, 226, 230, 245, 246,
252, 253, 254, 259, 260, 261, 268, 271, 276, 278, 284, 290A, 291, 295, 298, 300, 301, 306,
241, 266, 275, 292, 309, 310, 317, 318, 319, 323, 325, 329, 332, 343, 345, 348, 350
344, 353, 355, 356, 367, 370, 371, 372, 374, 379, 382, 384, 388, 389, 391, 395, 403, 406, 407, 408, 412, 413, 415
416, 417, 427, 432, 433, 443, 448, 449, 454, 456, 459, 462, 463, 464, 467, 472, 473, 475, 479, 480, 481, 484, 487, 488, 489, 490, 496
494, 499, 502, 506, 507, 508, 509, 512, 513, 516, 518, 519, 520, 521, 527, 529, 530, 531, 532, 535, 537, 539, 541, 545, 546, 549, 550,
553, 555, 560, 561, 562, 563, 564, 568, 569, 570, 571, 572, 573, 574, 575, 576, 577, 578, 579, 580, 581, 582, 586, 588, 590, 594, 595
596, 597, 598, 600, 602, 603, 604, 608, 610, 611, 614, 616, 618, 619, 621, 624, 625, 626, 629, 631, 632, 633, 634, 635
637, 638, 639, 640, 641, 642, 643, 644, 645, 646, 647, 648, 649, 651, 653, 654, 655, 656, 658, 659, 660
661, 662, 663, 664, 666, 669, 670, 672, 674, 675, 676, 677
678, 686, 688, 690, 693, 698, 701, 703, 705, 709, 711, 715, 717, 719, 721, 724, 679, 687, 689, 692, 697, 702, 707, 710, 712, 716, 718, 720, 722, 725
727, 728, 731, 732, 734, 738, 739, 740, 741, 742, 743, 744, 745, 749, 750, 751, 752, 754A, 754B, 755, 756, 757, 758, 761
763, 770, 772, 773, 775, 776, 779, 780, 782, 785, 787, 788, 789, 791, 792, 793, 794, 795, 797, 798, 799, 800,
805, 808, 809, 810, 812, 813
814, 816, 820, 822, 824, 827, 834, 836, 838, 840, 843, 845, 815, 819, 821, 823, 826, 831,835, 837, 839, 841, 844, 847, 848, 849, 850, 851
875, 878, 880, 882, 884, 852, 853, 855, 856, 857, 859, 863, 864, 866, 867, 868, 869, 874, 877, 881, 883, 885
480
1299, 1300
886, 887, 888, 889, 891, 892, 893, 895, 896, 897, 898, 900, 901, 902, 903, 905, 906, 908, 910, 911, 912, 913, 914, 915, 916, 920
922, 924, 925, 926, 927, 928, 929, 933, 934, 935, 936, 938, 939, 941, 942, 944, 945
963, 967, 969, 972, 974, 980, 986, 946, 947, 948, 949, 950, 952, 953, 954, 957, 958, 959, 960, 961, 962, 964, 968, 973, 976, 981, 985, 987
988, 991, 993, 995, 998, 1000, 1003, 1005, 1007, 1010, 989, 992, 994, 996, 999, 1001, 1004, 1008, 1011
1013, 1014, 1016, 1018, 1022, 1024, 1026, 1028, 1031, 1033, 1035, 1037, 1040, 1042, 1043, 1045, 1046, 1047, 1049, 1050, 1052, 1053, 1055, 1056, 1057, 1059, 1061, 1063, 1012, 1015, 1017, 1020, 1023, 1025, 1027, 1029
1065, 1067, 1069, 1076, 1078, 1081, 1083, 1085, 1087, 1064, 1066, 1068, 1070, 1075, 1077, 1079, 1082, 1084, 1086, 1671
1090, 1093, 1095, 1097, 1098, 1099, 1100, 1101, 1103, 1104, 1105, 1106, 1107, 1108, 1109, 1110, 1112, 1113, 1114, 1115, 1116, 1117, 1118, 1119, 1120, 1123, 1124
1126
1126
1398
1125, 1127, 1128, 1129, 1131, 1132, 1136, 1137, 1138, 1139, 1142, 1144, 1145, 1147, 1149, 1150, 1151, 1153, 1154
1155, 1156, 1158, 1160, 1161, 1162, 1163, 1164, 1165, 1167, 1169, 1170, 1171, 1172, 1173, 1174, 1175, 1177, 1176, 1178, 1179
1182, 1185, 1188, 1189, 1190, 1192, 1193, 1194, 1195, 1196, 1197, 1201, 1203, 1204, 1206, 1205, 1207
1210, 1215, 1217, 1222, 1224, 1226, 1228, 1230, 1232, 1234, 1236, 1240, 1214, 1216, 1221, 1223, 1225, 1227, 1229, 1233, 1235, 1237
1241, 1243, 1244, 1245, 1247, 1248, 1249, 1250, 1251, 1252, 1254, 1255, 1257, 1258, 1259, 1260, 1262, 1263, 1264, 1265, 1267, 1269, 1271, 1273, 1275, 1277, 1266, 1268, 1270, 1272, 1274, 1276
1279, 1284, 1286, 1291, 1293, 1295, 1297, 1298, 1303, 1278, 1281, 1283, 1285, 1288, 1290, 1292, 1294, 1296, 1301, 1302, 1304
1307, 1308, 1309, 1310, 1311, 1312A, 1312B, 1313, 1314, 1315, 1316, 1318, 1319, 1320, 1322, 1321, 1323, 1324
1325, 1326, 1327, 1329, 1330, 1330, 1331, 1334, 1335, 1336, 1337, 1338, 1339, 1340, 1341, 1342, 1343, 1344, 1345, 1348, 1349, 1350, 1351, 1352, 1353, 1355, 1356, 1357,
1358, 1359, 1360, 1362, 1363, 1364, 1365, 1366, 1368, 1369, 1370, 1371, 1370, 1372, 1373, 1375, 1377, 1379, 1380, 1381A, 1381B, 1383, 1384, 1385, 1386, 1387, 1388, 1390, 1391, 1392, 1397, 1399, 1401, 1402, 1403
28, 156
2, 5, 38,
100, 119, 128, 151
73, 137, 159, 179, 190, 201, 228, 237, 243, 244, 1624,
203, 249, 251, 255, 262, 267, 282
51, 124, 293
169, 208
195, 257, 264, 288
224, 304, 305, 316
314, 349, 370, 378, 382, 390, 410, 425, 440, 446, 476, 483
1401, 1405, 1408, 1409, 1410, 1411, 1412, 1414, 1415, 1416, 1419, 1420, 1421, 1422, 1423
1424, 1425, 1426, 1430, 1431, 1433, 1436, 1438, 1439, 1440, 1441, 1442, 1443, 1445
1446, 1448, 1449, 1450, 1451, 1452, 1453, 1454, 1457, 1458, 1459, 1461, 1464, 1465, 1468, 1469, 1470,
485, 491, 492, 501, 505, 526, 599, 607, 613, 620, 704
699, 726, 729, 759, 781, 784, 817, 818, 862, 865, 873, 879
890, 899, 923, 1002, 55, 907, 909, 931, 970, 1051
145, 272, 276, 290B, 444
308.
559, 592,
921, 940, 943, 956A, 956B, 983, 1032,
1002, 1006, 1034, 1074, 1121, 1181, 1209, 1231, 1239, 1289
1382, 1393, 1396,
1282, 1367, 1417, 1418, 1428, 1435
1444, 1460, 1471, 1473, 1474, 1476, 1477, 1478, 1480, 1481, 1482, 1483, 1485, 1487, 1486
1488, 1489, 1492, 1493, 1494, 1495, 1496, 1497, 1499, 1500, 1501, 1502, 1503, 1504, 1505, 1507, 1509, 1510, 1511, 1512
1513, 1514, 1517, 1518, 1519, 1520, 1521, 1522, 1523, 1524, 1525, 1526, 1527
1528, 1530, 1531, 1532, 1533, 1534, 1535A, 1535B, 1536, 1537, 1539, 1540, 1543, 1544, 1545, 1546, 1547,
1548, 1549, 1550, 1552, 1553, 1554, 1555, 1557, 1558, 1560, 1561, 1562, 1564, 1565, 1566, 1567, 1568, 1570,
1573, 1574, 1576, 1577, 1578, 1579, 1580, 1581, 1583, 1584, 1586, 1587, 1588, 1589, 1590, 1591,1592, 1594, 1595, 1596, 1597,
1599, 1600, 1601, 1602, 1603, 1604, 1605, 1606, 1607, 1608, 1609
1610, 1611, 1612, 1613, 1614, 1615, 1616, 1617, 1618, 1619, 1620, 1621, 1622, 1623, 1625, 1626,
1627, 1628, 1629, 1630, 1631, 1632, 1633, 1634, 1635, 1636, 1637, 1638, 1639, 1640, 1642, 1643, 1644, 1645, 1648, 1650, 1651, 1652
1653, 1654, 1655, 1656, 1657, 1658, 1659, 1660, 1661, 1662, 1663, 1664, 1665, 1666, 1668, 1669, 1670, 1671,
1673, 1675, 1674, 1676, 1677, 1678, 1679, 1680, 1681, 1682, 1683, 1684, 1685, 1686, 1687, 1688,
1690, 1691, 1693, 1694, 1695, 1696, 1697, 1699, 1700, 1702, 1703, 1707, 1708, 1709, 1710,
1711, 1712, 1713, 1715, 1716, 1717, 1718, 1719, 1720, 1721, 1722, 1723, 1726, 1731, 1732, 1735, 1737, 1738, 1739
1741, 1742, 1743, 1744, 1745, 1746, 1747, 1748, 1749, 1750, 1752, 1753, 1755, 1756, 1757, 1758, 1759, 1760, 1761, 1762, 1763,
1764, 1765, 1768, 1769, 1770, 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775, 1776, 1777, 1779, 1780, 1781, 1782, 1784, 1785, 1786, 1787, 1788, 1789, 1794A, 1795, 1796
1751, 1794B
1714, 1725, 1797, 1798, 1799, 1801, 1802, 1804, 1805, 1809, 1810,
1806A, 1806B, 1811, 1812, 1813,
1816, 1817, 1818A, 1818B, 1819, 1820, 1821, 1823, 1826, 1822, 1825,
1827, 1829, 1830
1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1836, 1837, 1838, 1839A, 1839B, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845A, 1845B, 1846, 1847A, 1848A, 1847B, 1848B, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1855, 1856,
1857, 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1874, 1875, 1877, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884,
1800, 1885, 1886, 1888A, 1888B, 1889, 1890, 1892, 1895(2), 1897, 1899, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1898,
1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907A, 1907B, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919,
1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1926, 1927, 1928A, 1928B, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1939, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1945, 1948, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963
1964, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009A, 2009B, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
1995
1995
1995
1995
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2023, 2022, 2026, 2027, 2028, 2029, 2031, 2032, 2033, 2034, 2035, 2038, 2039, 2040, 2041, 2042,
2043, 2044, 2045, 2046, 2047, 2049, 2050, 2051, 2052, 2053, 2054, 2055, 2056, 2057, 2058, 2059A, 2059B, 2060, 2061, 2062, 2063, 2065, 2066, 2067, 2068,
2071, 2073, 2074, 2075, 2076, 2079, 2081, 2082, 2084, 2087, 2088, 2090, 2091, 2092, 2094, 2095,
2096, 2097, 2098, 2100A, 2100B, 2101, 2103, 2104, 2106, 2107, 2109, 2110, 2111, 2114, 2115, 2116, 2117, 2118, 2119, 2121
2125A, 2125B, 2126, 2127, 2128, 2129, 2130, 2131, 2133, 2134, 2135, 2136, 2137, 2138, 2139, 2140, 2141, 2142, 2143, 2144, 2148, 2149, 2150, 2151, 2152, 2153, 2154, 2155,
2157, 2158, 2159, 2161, 2162, 2164, 2165, 2166, 2167, 2168, 2169, 2171, 2173, 2174, 2175, 2176, 2177, 2179, 2181
2183, 2185, 2188, 2190, 2194, 2182, 2184, 2186, 2189, 2191, 2193, 2195,
2196, 2198, 2199, 2200, 201, 2202, 2204, 2205, 2206, 2209, 2214, 2215, 2216A, 2216B, 2217, 2218, 2219, 2220, 2221, 2222, 2224,
2211, 2225, 2226, 2227, 2228, 2230, 2232, 2234, 2235, 2238, 2239, 2240, 2242
2243, 2244, 2245, 2246, 2247, 2248, 2251, 2255, 2256, 2258, 2259, 2261, 2262, 2263, 2265, 2267, 2268, 2269, 2270,
2272, 2273, 2274, 2276, 2277A, 2277B, 2280, 2281, 2282, 2283, 2284, 2285, 2286, 2287, 2293, 2294, 2295, 2296, 2297, 2298, 2299, 2301, 2302, 2303, 2304, 2306, 2307, 2308, 2309
2310, 2313, 2314, 2316, 2317, 2318, 2319, 2320, 2321, 2322, 2324, 2327, 2328A, 2328B, 2330, 2333, 2334, 2337, 2338, 2340, 2341, 2342A, 2342B, 2343, 2345,
2346, 2347, 2348, 2350, 2351, 2352, 2353, 2354, 2355, 2358, 2359, 2360, 2361, 2362, 2363, 2364,
2365, 2366, 2369, 2370, 2371, 2372, 2374, 2375, 2376, 2377, 2378, 2379, 2391, 2392, 2394, 2397, 2399, 2400, 2402,
2403, 2404, 2409, 2411, 2412, 2413, 2416, 2417, 2420, 2421, 2422, 2423, 2424, 2425, 2426, 2427, 2429, 2430, 2431, 2432, 2435, 2436, 2437, 2438, 2450, 2454
2385
2385
2326
2418
2418
2326
2410
2440, 2453, 2455, 2456, 2457, 2458, 2460, 2461, 2462, 2465, 2468, 2470
2471, 2472, 2473
2474, 2475, 2476, 2477, 2478, 2479, 2480, 2481, 2482, 2483, 2484, 2485, 2486, 2487, 2488
2491, 2492, 2493, 2494, 2495, 2496, 2497, 2499, 2500, 2502, 2503, 2504, 2505, 2506, 2507, 2508, 2509, 2510, 2511,
2512, 2513, 2515, 2514, 2516, 2518, 2519, 2520, 2521, 2523, 2525, 2526, 2527, 2528, 2529,
2530, 2531, 2536, 2539, 2540, 2541, 2542, 2543, 2545, 2546, 2547, 2548, 2550, 2554, 2555, 2556
2557, 2559, 2560, 2561, 2562, 2563, 2564, 2565, 2566, 2567, 2569, 2570, 2572, 2573
2574, 2575, 2576, 2577, 2578, 2579, 2580, 2581, 2583, 2584, 2588, 2589, 2590, 2591, 2593, 2595, 2596, 2597, 2598, 2599, 2600, 2602, 2604, 2605, 2607, 2609, 2608,
2610, 2611, 2612, 2614, 2615, 2616, 2617A, 2617B, 2618, 2619, 2620, 2621, 2623, 2624, 2625, 2627, 2628, 2629, 2630, 2631
2632, 2633, 2635, 2637, 2639, 2640, 2641, 2645, 2646, 2647, 2648, 2649, 2650, 2651, 2652, 2653, 2654, 2655, 2656, 2659, 2660, 2661, 2662, 2665, 2666, 2669, 2670, 2671, 2672,
2675, 2677, 2680, 2681, 2682, 2683, 2684, 2685, 2686, 2688, 2689, 2690, 2691, 2693, 2694, 2695, 2698, 2700, 2702, 2703, 2704, 2705, 2706, 2708, 2709, 2710, 2711, 2712, 2713, 2716, 2717, 2721, 2722
2723, 2724, 2725, 2726, 2727, 2728, 2729, 2730, 2732, 2733, 2745, 2746, 2747, 2748, 2749, 2750, 2751, 2752, 2753, 2754, 2755, 2757, 2759, 2761, 2762, 2763, 2764, 2765, 2766, 2767, 2769,
2770, 2772, 2773, 2774, 2775, 2776, 2777, 2779, 2780, 2781, 2782, 2783, 2786, 2787, 2788, 2789, 2790, 2791A, 2791B, 2792, 2794, 2795, 2796, 2800, 2801, 2802, 2803, 2804, 2805, 2806, 2807, 2808, 2809, 2810, 2811, 2812,
2813, 2814, 2815, 2818, 2820, 2821, 2822, 2823A, 2823B, 2824, 2826, 2827, 2828, 2829, 2830, 2831, 2834, 2838, 2839, 2840, 2841, 2842, 2843, 2844, 2845, 2846, 2848, 2849, 2850, 2851, 2852, 2853, 2854, 2855
2856, 2857, 2858
2859, 2860, 2861, 2862, 2863, 2864, 2865, 2867, 2868A, 2868B, 2869, 2870, 2871, 2872, 2873, 2874, 2875, 2876, 2877, 2878, 2879,
1200, 1297, 1389, 1432
1541, 1704, 1704, 1704, 1980, 1985
177, 932
383, 2112, 2197, 2223, 2232, 2240, 2252, 2192, 2366, 2385
2291, 2391
2880, 2881, 2883, 2884, 2885, 2886, 2888, 2889, 2890, 2891, 2892, 2893, 2894, 2895, 2897, 2899, 2900, 2901, 2902, 2903, 2904, 2905, 2909, 2910, 2912, 2915, 2916, 2918, 2919, 2921, 2922, 2923, 2924, 2925, 2926, 2927, 2928
2931, 2932, 2933, 2937, 2938, 2939, 2940, 2941, 2942, 2943, 2944, 2945, 2946, 2948, 2950, 2951, 2952, 2954, 2955, 2956, 2957, 2960, 2963, 2967, 2968, 2969, 2972, 2973, 2974, 2975
2979, 2981, 2982, 2983, 2984, 2985, 2987, 2988, 2991A, 2991B, 2992, 2994, 2995, 2997, 2998, 2999, 3000, 3001, 3002, 3003, 3004, 3005, 3006, 3009, 3011, 3012, 3013, 3014,
3017, 3019, 3022, 3023, 3024, 3026, 3027, 3028, 3029, 3031, 3032, 3034, 3035, 3036, 3037, 3038, 3040, 3044, 3045,
3046, 3049, 3051, 3052, 3053, 3054, 3055, 3056, 3057, 3058, 3059, 3560
86,173, 210, 242, 345, 464, 511, 522, 811, 2016, 2025, 2160, 2601, 2756, 2832, 2910, 2919
Plan - Design for Hospital, Port Arthur, floor plan and sections
Plan - Design for Hospital, Port Arthur, ground and upper floor plans and elevation
Plan - Sketch of Coal Workings, Tasman Peninsula (p.131 from file 909)
Plan - Diagram of Coal Mines. Tasman Peninsula (p.150 from file 909)
CSO22/1/61/308 p.76,78 map/plan