1848 - 1856
- City of Kingston
- The letterbook contains correspondence relating to escapes, prison deaths, and the release of convicts, including military prisoners.
- The letterbook itself is available on microfilm, but the index is available only in hardcopy.
- 1. Consult the index first. It is called the Subject and Name Index to the Warden's Letterbook, Kingston Penitentiary, 1848-1856. If you find the name of the person you're looking for, write down the page number.
- a. One copy of the index is in the Genealogy Room at the Central Library (GENEAL 929.3712371 Arch).
- b. Another copy is available at Library and Archives Canada, where it is called Finding Aid 13-19.
- 2. Order Microfilm Reel: RG 13 D1, Volume 1050, Reel #T-2045. For more information about how to view the microfilm, contact Library and Archives Canada.