Hard cover narcotics ledger (a) in burgundy facric with gold text on cover includes inside the full report for "The Opium and Narcotic Drug Act (Dominion)" with charts of sales and purchases; charts are handwritten with duplicate on the next page created by using a sheet of carbon copy paper betwee…
Hard cover narcotics ledger (a) in burgundy facric with gold text on cover includes inside the full report for "The Opium and Narcotic Drug Act (Dominion)" with charts of sales and purchases; charts are handwritten with duplicate on the next page created by using a sheet of carbon copy paper between the pages; not all the charts are used; addresses of purchasers are in the Prince Edward County area such as Picton, Wellington; periodically the ledger was inspected by the R.C.M.P. (Royal Canadian Mounted Police); some data is written in pen and the majority in pencil; separate notices (b-d) on cream paper with black text.
Number Of Parts
a - ledger
b - restricted doctors list
c - codeine compouind regulations
d - schedule D regulations
Originally the property of Teasels Drug Store in Wellington, Ontario. When it closed, numerous archival items were sent to the County of Prince Edward Public Library and Archives in teh same town. These items were transferred to the Museum as a more appropriate owner.
On ledger cover: "OPIUM AND NARCOTIC DRUG ACT // 1933 - DOMINION"; inside headings on charts: "Physicians, Dentists and Veterinary Surgeons on the Restricted Narcotic List; Retail Druggist's Report of Sales of Opium, Cocaine, Morphine, etc.; Retail Druggists Record of Receipts of Narcotic Drugs"; (b): "DEPARTMENT OF // NATIONAL HEALTH AND WELFARE // Ottawa, Ontario // May 1st, 1947 // SECRET // ALL PREVIOUS LISTS SHOULD BE DESTROYED // (10 For your information, the following is a revised // list of those persons in the Province of ONTARIO whose names // now appear on this Department's Confidential Restricted List. // Until further advised, their signatures should not be accepted // on orders or prescriptions for narcotics, except those involv- // ing Codeine, in which case it would be quite in order to // fill such, if you so desire, providing the persons issuing // same are registered and in good standing with their // respective Provincial Associations:"; (c): "Codeine Compound Regulations": (d): "SCHEDULE D REGULATION 6/45"