Series GR-0833 - Land and mining record book

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Land and mining record book

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  • textual record

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GR-0833

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  • 1859-1870 (Creation)
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    British Columbia. Government Agent (Lytton)

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2 cm of textual records

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This series consists of a ledger and general record book, 1859-1871. The creator of the volume is not clear, but was likely the Government Agent who worked in or around Lytton. The volume was used for several purposes overtime. It includes the following types of information: list of pre-emptions for Lytton City; mining licences, free miner's certificates, liquor licences, trading licences, garden plots and ground rentals from the Lytton area (Fraser Canyon to Kamloops); records of miners and storekeepers occupying Crown land as garden plots and residences throughout the Fraser Canyon area; copies of bridge toll agreements and ferry operation contracts for places on the Fraser River, Thompson River, Nicola River, Savonna's ferry, Anderson River and Bridge River.

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History unknown. Records accessioned as GR-0833 in August 1980.

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Accession number(s): GR-0833

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This series was previously described by the BC Archives as "Ledger and other material" with the creator British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works.

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