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Fonds AM38 - F.C. Innes and Company fonds

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F.C. Innes and Company fonds

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  • 1885-1899 (Creation)
    F.C. Innes and Company

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619 pages

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F.C. Innes and Co. was the oldest real estate firm in Vancouver, opening on Cordova St. in 1885. In 1886 the company opened an office on Powell St. The name of the firm was changed to Innes and Richards in 1889, then to Innes, Richards and Akroyd, and eventually to Richards, Akroyd and Gall.

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The fonds consists of business correspondence, largely involving real estate transactions and inquiries. There are copies of several mortgages drawn up by the firm, and replies from Eastern Canada, the United States and Britain to various real estate advertisements place by the F.C. Innes Co. There are also deeds for property sold by the Company.

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Presented in 1934 by Major H.C. Akroyd of Innes, Richards and Akroyd.


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