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Privy Council Office: Original Correspondence

PC 8
Privy Council Office: Original Correspondence

This series comprises the residue of correspondence and papers of the Privy Council Office from a general series begun in 1860.


The records are catalogued in two parts: in the first they are listed under by subject; in the second part the records are listed mainly, but not entirely, in order of their former registered number. Where a record had more than one former reference, the order is determined by the last. The effect is that in both parts of the catalogue the correspondence is arranged in approximately final date order.

Related Material:
For records of the Agricultural Department see MAF 35
For registers of correspondence relating to records in this series see PC 9
Separated Material:
Correspondence separated from this general series due to its confidential nature is in PC 12
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Physical description:
1829 file(s)
Access conditions:
Open unless otherwise stated
Selection and destruction information:
The series has been weeded.

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