I have a copy of the following 3 documents:
2003-07-22 Death - Corr. from C. Patterson to Jessie Gauthier (letter) - Murison, Charles
1922-11-05 Death - Medical Certificate of Cause of Death - MURISON, Charles
1922-11-05 Death - Registration of Death - MURISON, Charles
The correspondence of 2003-07-22 was the cover letter for certified copies of the two death-related documents that were requested by my mother (deceased) with my assistance. The entire package was passed to me upon her death.
The cover letter contains the response date, Service Request (SR) # and Pre-Registration #, plus some extracted information on Charles Murison. The Pre-Registration# is a reference to the request I helped her complete and the Service Request (SR) # is the Alberta Government Services (Registries) - Vital Statistics reference number for servicing the request. Neither of the actual images of the death documents has any reference number.
1) Should this material be cited as one item, because the material is part of the same "package" and something might be lost by trying to treat the components separately?
2) The Medical Certificate of Cause of Death is an image copy. The Coroner signed the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death the day after the death and there was no autopsy. There is a lot of info on the certificate, likely copied from the registration, but only the cause of death would be readily apparent to the coroner, after the fact. How does one classify the Information Type? Would it be Primary for the cause of death and Secondary for everything else?
Excuse me for not providing images, but these documents are not publically available and I don't wish to run afoul of the privacy laws.