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Inward Registered Correspondence

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Inward Registered Correspondence is a series of correspondence received by the Colonial Secretary’s Office between 1851 and 1855 and by the Chief Secretary’s Department between 1855 and 1863. It includes correspondence received relating to charitable institutions, including orphanages, benevolent societies, and reformatories, as well as correspondence relating to “Destitute Cases”, including “Deserted Children”. In some cases, this correspondence relates to particular children in ‘care’. This series is open to the public.

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