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Cree women, Hobbema, Alberta, [ca. 1890s]
NA-682-4

Canada. Department of Indian Affairs
Hobbema Indian Agency fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1Receipts and billheads. -- 1902-1906
Series 2Indian agency daily journals. -- 1903-1949
Series 3Letter registers. -- 1885-1912
Series 4Financial records. -- 1884-1941
Series 5 Scanned Document Miscellaneous. -- 1886-1927

Inventory

Series1

Receipts and billheads. -- 1902-1906

M-1824-1Indian receipts. -- 1904-1905. -- Includes receipts by Indians for money received from beef sales, savings accounts, etc.
M-1824-2Medical reports. -- 1902-1905. -- Consists of quarterly reports of doctors showing names of patients and type of illnesses.
M-1824-3Livestock and government receipts. -- 1902- 1903. -- Consists of Hereford, Shorthorn and Clydesdale certificates and Indian Department warehouse receipts.
M-1824-4Hudson's Bay Company billheads. -- 1902- 1905
M-1824-5Wetaskiwin billheads. -- 1902-1906. -- Consists of billheads for Rosenroll Lumber Company; Linden and Talbot, coal dealers; R.C. Ward, drugs; Higgs and Ward, drugs; H.A. Finch, saddler; Wetaskiwin Milling Company; E.T. Jacobs, tinsmith; Eggleston and Johnson, coal dealers; A.R. Dickson, merchant; Massey Harris Company; Adams Transfer; Anderson Pump Works; N.W. Gould, merchant; George Wallace, hardware; and McCallum and Wallace, hardware.
M-1824-6Ponoka billheads. -- 1902-1906. -- Consists of billheads for R.K. Allan, hardware; W.R. Courtright, lumber; F.M. Lee, dry goods; W.S. Grant, lumber; R.W. McKinnell, drugs; and George Starkey, lumber.
M-1824-7Lacombe billhead. -- 1903. -- Consists of billhead for H.B. Howell, druggist.
M-1824-8Calgary billhead. -- 1905. -- Consists of billhead for Hamilton Powder Company.
M-1824-9Edmonton billheads. -- 1902-1906. -- Consists of billheads for P. Burns and Company, meat; Dowling Milling Company; Edmonton Milling Company; and J. Gainer and Company, meat.
M-1824-10Miscellaneous billheads. -- 1902-1904. -- Consists of billheads for Moose Jaw Flour Mills; Watrous Engine Works, Winnipeg; David Philip, typewriters, Winnipeg; Miller, Morse and Company, hardware, Winnipeg; Ogilvie Flour Mills, Winnipeg; George Matthews Company, pork packers, Hull; Tiger Metal Company, Montreal; W.and J.G. Greey, flour, Toronto; and Palmerston Pork Packing Company, Palmerston, Ontario.
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Series 2

Indian agency daily journals. -- 1903-1949

M-1825-1Daily journal. -- 1903
M-1825-2Daily journal. -- 1903
M-1825-3Daily journal. -- 1904
M-1825-4Daily journal. -- 1905
M-1825-5Daily journal. -- 1903\6
M-1825-6Daily journal. -- 1907
M-1825-7Daily journal. -- 1929
M-1825-8Daily journal. -- 1930
M-1825-9Daily journal. -- 1931
M-1825-10Daily journal. -- 1932
M-1825-11Daily journal. -- 1933
M-1825-12Daily journal. -- 1934
M-1825-13Daily journal. -- 1935
M-1825-14Daily journal. -- 1936
M-1825-15Daily journal. -- 1937
M-1825-16Daily journal. -- 1938
M-1825-17Daily journal. -- 1939
M-1825-18Daily journal. -- 1940
M-1825-19Daily journal. -- 1941
M-1825-20Daily journal. -- 1942
M-1825-21Daily journal. -- 1943
M-1825-22Daily journal. -- 1944
M-1825-23Daily journal. -- 1945
M-1825-24Daily journal. -- 1949
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Series 3

Letter registers. -- 1885-1912

M-1825-25Letter register book. -- 1885-1887
M-1825-26Letter register book. -- 1902-1912
M-1825-27Letter register book. -- 1891-1894
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Series 4

Financial records. -- 1884-1941

M-1825-28Agency receipt book. -- 1884-1889 and individual Indian account book. -- 1894-1895
M-1825-29Indian agency receipt book. -- 1888- 1892
M-1825-30Indian agency receipt book. -- 1899- 1904
M-1825-31Grist mill account book. -- 1894- 1899
M-1825-32Saw and grist mill record book. -- 1899- 1915
M-1825-33Indian cattle record book. -- 1889- 1891
M-1825-34Beef slaughter book. -- 1899-1914
M-1825-35Beef slaughter book. -- 1913-1941
M-1825-36Daily issue book. -- 1886-1889
M-1825-37Daily issue book. -- 1887-1890
M-1825-38Daily issue book. -- 1897-1913
M-1825-39Issue book. -- 1893-1894
M-1825-40Cash book. -- 1896-1909
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Series 5

Miscellaneous. -- 1886-1927

M-1826-5 Treaty paylist for Pigeon Lake, Hobbema Agency. -- 1927
M-2477 Industrial schools. -- 1896. -- Consists of a list of merits and demerits of Indian industrial schools, by D.L. Clink.
M-4433-1 "List of Halfbreeds who have withdrawn from Treaty". -- 1886. -- Consists of two versions of a list of Metis who gave up their rights under Treaty 6 in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The original (pages 1-16) has been mouse-eaten in the top left corner so that several names are missing. The second (pages 17-31) is a more complete copy of the document, made before the mouse damage. Scanned Document View now.
M-4433-2
M-4433-3
"List of Halfbreeds who have withdrawn from Treaty". -- 1888, 1892. -- Consists of an alphabetically-arranged list (pages 1-31) of Metis who in 1888 gave up their rights under Treaty 6. Also consists of a memo written in 1892, providing new names to add to the list of those discharged (page 32-33). Scanned Document View now.
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