Series VPRS 7192
Inward Correspondence Register: Engineer's Office
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Date Range: Series 1884 - ? 1894
  Series in Custody 1884 - 1894
  Contents 1884 - 1894
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1884 - 1894 Melbourne Tramways Trust VA 2692
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1989 - cont Public Transport Corporation VA 2984
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    System of Arrangement/Control

    Series : single volume only

    Contents in Custody : letters allocated a sequential registration number upon receipt

    Range of Control Symbols

    Series : single volume only

    Contents in Custody : 1 - 3890

    This series consists of a register of inward correspondence maintained by the Engineer's Office of the Melbourne Tramways Trust (VA 2692) between 27 October 1884 and 24 July 1894. This series controls VPRS 7208 Inward Registered Correspondence:Engineer's Office through a simple sequential number registration system. Correspondence received by the Secretary to the Trust was registered using an identical sequential number registration system -

    see VPRS 8072 Inward Correspondence Register
    VPRS 7859 Inward Registered Correspondence

    This series comprises a single volume, party used, which records:

    - from whom letter was received
    - registration number
    - date of letter
    - date of receipt of letter
    - date registered
    - how dealt with
    - subject of letter

    The 'How dealt with' column comprises the marks 'X' or 'O' presumably indicating whether the letter was filed and possibly noting whether a reply was sent. Copies of outward letters of the Engineer's Office can be found in VPRS 7204 Outward Letter Books: Engineer's Office.

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1884 - 1894 Inward Registered Correspondence : Engineer's Office VPRS 7208
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P0001 1884 - 1894 Open 1
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