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Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall Jr. Prosecution

The Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution was struck by Order in Council on 28 October 1986. The commission held extensive public hearings in Sydney and Halifax in 1987-1988, accepting presentations from 114 witnesses and 176 exhibits. Consists of official records of the commission — transcripts, exhibits indexed by date and volume, and a Name Authority File explaining the role of involved individuals and groups. — archival description

Commission's seven-volume report available in the Nova Scotia Archives Library and online searchable PDF.

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Consultative transcript

Date: November 24-26, 1988

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 247 number 1

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Chronological list of witnesses in order of appearance at the Marshall hearings

Date: 1987-1988

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 247 number 2


Hearings Transcripts Volume 1

Opening remarks; Roy Ebsary

Date: September 9, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 247 number 3

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Hearings Transcripts Volume 2

Roy Ebsary; James MacNeil

Date: September 10, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 247 number 4

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Hearings Transcripts Volume 3

James MacNeil

Date: September 11, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 247 number 5

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Hearings Transcripts Volume 4

James MacNeil; Scott MacKay; Deborah M. Timmins; Marvel Mattson

Date: September 15, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 247 number 6

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Hearings Transcripts Volume 5

Maynard Chant

Date: September 16, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 247 number 7

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Hearings Transcripts Volume 6

Maynard Chant

Date: September 16, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 247 number 8

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Hearings Transcripts Volume 7

Ambrose McDonald; John L. Ryan; Richard Walsh

Date: September 17, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 247 number 9

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Hearings Transcripts Volume 8

Richard Walsh

Date: September 18, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 248 number 1

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Hearings Transcripts Volume 9

Richard Walsh; Howard Dean; John Mellowney; Michael Bernard MacDonald

Date: September 22, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 248 number 2

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Hearings Transcripts Volume 10

Michael Bernard MacDonald; Murray Wood

Date: September 22, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 248 number 3

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Hearings Transcripts Volume 11

Terrence Ryan; R. Alexander MacNeil; George W. MacNeil; Linda L. Muse; Charles M.S. Livingstone; John Butterworth; John Pratico (audio only)

Date: September 23, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 248 number 4

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Hearings Transcripts Volume 12

John Pratico (audio only)

Date: September 24, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 248 number 5

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Hearings Transcripts Volume 13

Margaret Pratico (audio only); Dr. James O'Brien

Date: September 25, 1987

Reference: Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr., Prosecution Nova Scotia Archives Transcripts RG 44 volume 248 number 6

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