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- 3 Apr. 1933
Item is a letter regarding the construction of a wooden fence between two compounds; fire-fighting equipment; conditional correspondence and visits for prisoners.
- Feb. 1933-Dec. 1933
File consists of correspondence to and from H. W. Cooper regarding prison guards; conduct of convicts; matrons; absence of acting deputy warden; and the appointment of Major Poirier to Temporary Deputy Wardenship. Other correspondence includes a letter from Superintendent D. M. Ormond to Major I. A. Poirier regarding his transfer to the Deputy Wardenship of Piers Island Penitentiary; and a letter to a prisoner from his sister regarding the well-being of his children and lack of sufficient funds for their care. File also contains three memos; one telegram regarding the purchase of water tanks; as well as a list of construction costs.
- 10 Aug. 
- 6 Aug. 1932
Item is a letter concerning the arrival of the keeper, clerk, and six guards in Piers Island on Aug. 8; the appointment of Goss as active deputy warden; personnel; first transfer of prisoners to Piers Island; field kitchens; fingerprinting the Doukhobors; and hiring an interpreter.
- 4 Aug. 1932
Item is a letter regarding temporary clerk Fleming; the wharf being in a state of preparedness to accommodate large vessels; bunk accommodation for Doukhobor prisoners; installation of pump for well; and prisoner reception identification program.
- 28 Jul. 1932
Item is a letter containing Cooper’s explanation regarding the fact that he did not request Mr. Ross to withdraw from Piers Island; also regarding the placing of steps in the women’s dormitories.
[Letter from H. C. Fatt, Acting Superintendent in Ottawa to H. W. Cooper and copy of memorandum from Minister of Justice to the Acting Superintendent of Penitentiaries sent the previous day] re – Doukhobor prisoners
- 27 Jul. 1932