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Accounts ledger

  • GR-1171
  • Series
  • 1865-1866

Accounts ledger, receipts and payments (1 vol.). Ledger of expenditures for road construction, surveys and explorations, salaries, supplies, etc.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Records of the Public Works Engineer, Works Branch

  • GR-1172
  • Series
  • 1905-1907

Records of the Public Works Engineer, Works Branch. Annual reports on roads, streets and bridges including reports and memoranda of district road and bridge superintendents. Also consists of record of expenditures necessary to build, maintain an...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Records relating to the South African War Land Grant Act

  • GR-1173
  • Series
  • 1901-1903

Papers relating to the South African War Land Grant Act. Includes statutes with notations, published nominal rolls of Canadian contingents for special service in the field in South Africa, and lists of applicants for land pursuant to the Act.

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Records relating to Cariboo roads and bridges

  • GR-1175
  • Series
  • 1873-1897

Records relating to winter sleigh roads and bridges in Cariboo district. Tenders, specifications and an 1892 report by the district road superintendent.Records relating to Cariboo roads and bridges Source: GR Finding AidsFinding aid: item list.

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Correspondence and other material

  • GR-1178
  • Series
  • 1890

Letter inward to the Surveyor General, William S. Gore, regarding a logging road in the Vancouver area. Letter/file number 1322/90. Includes sketch map.

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Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works correspondence inward

  • GR-1180
  • Series
  • 1859

Correspondence inward to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, Colonel R.C. Moody. Consists largely of letters from Governor James Douglas and the Colonial Secretary pertaining to town lots, other lands, trails and roads, and other public wo...

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Pre-emption records

  • GR-1182
  • Series
  • 1860-1874

Records relating to pre-emptions in Cariboo, Lillooet, Lytton and Kootenay Districts recorded by various Gold Commissioners and Assistant Commissioners of Lands and Works. Consists of correspondence, notices of claim, sketches and affidavits and ...

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Register of timber licences

  • GR-1186
  • Series
  • 1907-1908

Timber Licences Index (2 vols.) These registers contain the name and licence number, date, amount of fee, some file references and clippings of gazette notices and relate mostly to the Cariboo district. Volume 1, 23 July 1907 to 12 June 1908 cont...

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Administrative records

  • GR-1207
  • Series
  • 1900-1902

Application for mill site on the Upper Kootenay River by L.A. Campbell of Rossland, filed under the provisions of the Mineral Act. Includes plan of site and example of cloth poster. For related records, see GR-1132.

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Appeal book and judgements

  • GR-1208
  • Series
  • 1906

Appeal book and judgements of the British Columbia Supreme Court in the case of James S. Emerson, timber dealer v. Robert T. Skinner, Provincial Timber Inspector, regarding the seizure of three booms of cedar under the Timber Manufacturing Act, 1906.

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Records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands

  • GR-1376
  • Series
  • 1885-1907

Records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands, Nicola; register of water records in Nicola Water Recording District. Nominal index.

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Correspondence and other material, Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works

  • GR-1381
  • Series
  • 1863-1896

Miscellaneous records of the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works. Consists of correspondence, receipts, accounts, petitions relating to pre-emptions, ferries, roads, public works, leases, and tax assessments. Includes (1) Metchosin District as...

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Certificates of title of country lands

  • GR-1398
  • Series
  • 1860-1861

Certificates of title of country lands in B.C. (2 vols.) Volume 1, nos. 1-35 (1860-1861). Volume 2, nos. 36-39 (1861). Counterfoil books containing name of purchaser, acreage and description of lands.

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Certificates of purchase

  • GR-1521
  • Series
  • 1859-1944

Acknowledgement of moneys received by the Lands Department pursuant to the pre-emption or sale of crown land. Certificates include district, legal description of land, acreage, date and terms of payment, name of payer, pre-emption record number, ...

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Pre-emption records and other material

  • GR-1677
  • Series
  • 1885-1888

Records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works, Cowichan District. One volume containing Certificate of Pre-emption records (duplicates), Cowichan District, 14 Aug 1885 - 20 Mar 1888 (nos. 101- 197).

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Financial records, correspondence and lists of timber lease holders

  • GR-1769
  • Series
  • 1903

This unit consists of two unrelated parts. Part 1: records of expenditures for the construction of the Westminster-Ladner Waggon (sic) Road, and correspondence regarding the right-of-way for the road and funding arrangements. June 16, 1903 - Nov...

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Lands and Works correspondence

  • GR-2013
  • Series
  • 1870-1871

Correspondence with the Dept. of Lands and Works regarding applications to pre-empt land on the Skeena River, 1870-1871. Also on the microfilm is a February 1896 letter to Ezra Evan at Manson Creek appointing him to the position of Mining Record...

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Pre-emption records

  • GR-2311
  • Series
  • 1885-1887

Pre-emption records for Comox district, 334-476 showing name of pre-emptor, date of application, description of area, with a map of the pre-emption and adjacent land ownership on the back of the page. An alphabetical index is included. See GR-01...

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Crown land grant indexes

  • GR-3096
  • Series
  • 1869-1930

Indexes to and registers of colonial and provincial crown land grants. Excludes crown land grants (letters patent) issued by the federal government for the Railway Belt and Peace River Block lands, 1885-1930. See GR-0436 for more information about...

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Crown land grants

  • GR-3097
  • Series
  • 1869-1930

This series consists of crown land grant files for BC crown land grants issued from December 1869 - when all such grants have been centrally registered, regardless of location or type - to 1930. They are arranged by volume and registration number...

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Crown land grants

  • GR-3139
  • Series
  • 1851-1878

The Crown land grants in this series have been recorded in registers covering particular districts or towns. Those registered after 1869 overlap with a centrally registered series of Crown land grants (GR-3097,1869-1930). Included in this series i...

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Timber mark certificates

  • GR-3238
  • Series
  • 1890-1934

The series consist s of timber mark certificates. The certificates were created in accordance with the Timber Mark Act of 1890 (SBC 1890, ch. 47). The act instructed all persons engaged in the business of lumbering,, or getting out timber by flo...

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