Series GR-1306 - Correspondence

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Correspondence

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GR-1306

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  • 1881 (Creation)
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    British Columbia. Lieutenant Governor

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Originals, 5 cm

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(1871-)

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Established July 20, 1871.

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"Correspondence between Mr. De Cosmos, as Special Agent to London, and others, respecting the Petition of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, to the Queen, on the subject of the Canadian Pacific Railway from March 22nd 1881 ... to August 31st 1881." Includes printed copy of B.C. legislature's petition to the Queen, along with manuscript copy of Canadian Pacific Railway memorandum on "Vancouver Island Railway," December 1881. De Cosmos' map showing CPR terminus at Port Moody, alienated railway land on Vancouver Island, proposed ferry routes, etc. transferred to PABC Library & Maps Division, accession M889117.

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For related correspondence see De Cosmos Papers, MS-0014.

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Accession number(s): G82-143

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