Catalogue description Colonial Office and predecessors: Confidential General and Confidential Original Correspondence

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Reference: CO 537
Title: Colonial Office and predecessors: Confidential General and Confidential Original Correspondence
Description:

This series is mainly composed of secret despatches and telegrams withheld from the various Colony and subject and general series of original correspondence (otherwise in Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence) at the time when they were bound up, but now declassified. The series also includes 39 volumes of papers relating to the Uganda Railway; and some unregistered correspondence.

Date: 1759-1955
Related material:

For registers of the Uganda Railway papers see CO 615

For registers of this correspondence see CO 694

For further records relating to the Uganda Railway see CO 614

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 7862 files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Accruals: Series is accruing

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