Inwards Correspondence to the Provincial Secretary [ICPS]   (19936)
1853 - 1877  range held: 1853 - 1877


GENERAL

The Provincial Secretary was the most important civil servant of the Provincial Government, and his office was its hub. His inwards correspondence is a large series, and it covered all possible facets of the Provincial Government's activities - immigration, education, charitable aid, health, public works (until 1864), goldfields, justice and so on. Copies of outward replies to letters began to be associated with the inwards correspondence with the use of the letter press process.

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Dates of Holdings : 1853 - 1877
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Christchurch Regional Office
Access : Open  see more …
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 2
Date Approved: 19/06/2007