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Warrant of commitment upon a conviction adjudging imprisonment in the first instance [from J. Cartmel to all constables and other peace officers of the county of Kootenay and H. C. Cooper re – imprisonment of Mike Woiken]
- 19 May 1932
- May 1932 – Oct. 1932
File consists of correspondence to and from H. W. Cooper pertaining to the construction of the penitentiary and matters regarding the personnel and prisoners; a warrant prepared by J. Cartmel pertaining to Mike Woiken, one of the prisoners; a chro...
- May 1932 - July 1934
Series documents the imprisonment of Sons of Freedom convicts at Piers Island Penitentiary between 1932 and 1934, from its initial stage in search for an island to set up the prison to determining the conditions for release of the prisoners. The r...