Fonds PR-1328 - Amor de Cosmos fonds

Amor De Cosmos to T.B. Humphreys: transmitting copies of all correspondence while Special Agent a... Table of contents of correspondence George Anthony Walkem to Amor De Cosmos : telegram appointing De Cosmos a Special Agent of the Br... R.G. Tatlow to Amor De Cosmos : enclosing copies of two minutes of the Executive Council dated 14... Amor De Cosmos to George Anthony Walkem : telegram accepting appointment Amor De Cosmos to George Anthony Walkem : requesting summary of land pre-emptions leased in Railw... Amor De Cosmos to George Anthony Walkem : requesting quantity of land alienated in Railway Belt Amor De Cosmos to George Anthony Walkem : requesting Journals and Sessional Papers George Anthony Walkem to Amor De Cosmos : supplying information requested George Anthony Walkem to Amor De Cosmos : enclosing a statement of lands available for railway pu... Amor De Cosmos to G. A. Walkem: telegram noting non-receipt of authority to act as Special Agent George Anthony Walkem to Amor De Cosmos : reply to #20, also re J.H. Gray Amor De Cosmos to George Anthony Walkem : requesting all correspondence re Island and Mainland ra... Amor De Cosmos to R.G. Tatlow: acknowledging receipt of his of 16 October 1880 Amor De Cosmos to Mr. Aikins: informing Aikins of his appointment Amor De Cosmos to T.B. Humphreys: enclosing copy of a letter to R.G. Tatlow Amor De Cosmos to T.B. Humphreys: noting non-receipt of authority to act as Special Agent Edouard J. Langevin to Amor De Cosmos : acknowledging receipt of De Cosmos' commission [T.] B. Humphreys to Amor De Cosmos : forwarding certified copy of Order of Council re Island rai... Amor De Cosmos to T.B. Humphreys: requesting one thousand dollars for expenses A. Drummond to Amor De Cosmos: notification of credit of one thousand dollars J.J. Young to Amor De Cosmos : notification of credit of one thousand dollars Amor De Cosmos to Sir Charles Tupper: seeking an interview with Sir John A. Macdonald Charles Tupper to Amor De Cosmos : re interview Charles Tupper to Amor De Cosmos : copy of a report of a committee of the Executive Council re th... Robert Beaven to Amor De Cosmos : telegram requesting news re Island railway T.B. Humphreys to Amor De Cosmos : authorizing reimbursement of expenses and forwarding authoriza... Amor De Cosmos to Robert Beaven: conveying news re Island railway Amor De Cosmos to Sir John A. Macdonald: re interview concerning Esquimalt-Nanaimo Section of Can... George Anthony Walkem to Amor De Cosmos : requesting further information re Island railway
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Amor de Cosmos fonds

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PR-1328

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  • 1880-1882 (Creation)
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    de Cosmos, Amor, 1825-1897

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6 cm of textual records and 1 map

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Amor de Cosmos was born William Alexander Smith in Nova Scotia. He came to B.C. via the California gold fields in 1858. As editor of the "Colonist" and an elected representative in Vancouver Island's colonial government, de Cosmos was active in public affairs, later serving as Premier of British Columbia.

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The fonds consists of correspondence of De Cosmos while acting as Special Agent of the Government of B.C. in Ottawa and London, England.

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Archives code(s): MS-0014; CM/A984.

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Accession number(s): MS-0014

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