Toronto Emigrant Office financial records Help


Ontario Government Record Series RG 11-5

Toronto Emigrant Office financial records


About these records

Title
Toronto Emigrant Office financial records
Dates of Creation
1831-1879
Physical Description

4 volumes of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of account books which were used to record the income and expenditures of the Toronto Emigrant Office including offices expenses, salaries, and amounts spent to provide assistance to immigrants. The earlier volumes also contain entries for the Office of the Commissioner of Crown Lands under a variety of headings and for both crown land agents and emigrant agents.

Restrictions on Access
Original records closed for conservation. Researchers must use microfilm.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright is primarily held by the Crown. There are no restrictions on reproduction. Permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication; submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Records were acquired by the Archives of Ontario from the Butler Library, Columbia University, in December, 2000.
Associated Material

Library and Archives Canada holds records of accounts submitted by emigrant agents to the Board of Audit. See series RG 1, E-15-B Upper Canada Board of Audit of the Provincial Public Accounts.

Related Material

See also Series RG 1-597 (Surveyor General's Office and Crown Lands Department miscellaneous financial accounts) for records of a similar nature to these.

Availability of Other Formats

Series is available on microfilm.
Former Codes

Volume RG 11-5-0-1 was formerly Toronto Emigration Office Records, X325 T63, volume 8.

Volume RG 11-5-0-2 was formerly Toronto Emigration Office Records, X325 T63, volume 9.

Volume RG 11-5-0-3 was formerly Toronto Emigration Office Records, X325 T63, volume 12.

Volume RG 11-5-0-4 was formerly Toronto Emigration Office Records, X325 T63, volume 23.

Finding Aid
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Agency or agencies that created these records

These records were created by the following Ontario government agency or agencies. Click on the agency reference code for information about this agency and other records it created.

1831-1833 :

Crown Lands Department (AA100) Office of the Commissioner of Crown Lands (CA44)

1833-1841 :

Crown Lands Department (AA100) Emigrant Office (CA515)

1841-1852 :

Emigrant Office (BA586)

1852-1867 :

Bureau of Agriculture (BA73) Emigration Office (CA1575)

1867-1874 :

Department of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works (AA70) Immigration Branch (CA612)

1874-1879 :

Department of Immigration (BA172)

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By Microfilm Interloan
These records are available through the Archives of Ontario's Microfilm Interloan Service, which allows you to borrow microfilmed archival records through a library or other institution that participates in the interlibrary loan system.

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