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Miscellaneous (A-Z)

File contains incoming correspondence (the majority of which is addressed to the City Clerk's Office) from: R. R. Giltner ("candle powered lamps . . . ", and a second letter, "electric light"); H. Bell-Irving, Assoc. Memb. Inst. C[ivil] E[engineer], 23 p.; Bank of British Columbia; assignment of order by L. J. Cross regarding agreement of payment of rent for Mayor's office space on the "west side of Abbott Street"; Theodore Davie, barrister, solicitor for [Larkin Connolly, Co.?] plaintiffs and a second letter regarding the conduct of the Mayor; Thornton Fell, Barrister-at-Law, four letters pertaining to, and written on behalf of the Chinese; John Boultbee, solicitor, regarding Chinese claims; T. T. Black esq., Police Magistrate and City solicitor, multiple letters relating to the following subjects: (to John Boultbee) regarding Chinese claims, the claim of A. M. Grant, the Dupont Street contract, the petition of Leonora Y. Hughes, an agreement with the C.P.R Company, a proposed by-law, the Electric Light agreement, the laying of gas pipes and the accounts of Oppenheimer; Edward Mohun, C[ivil] E[ngineer], two letters pertaining to the Central Sewerage District; Edward Wasell, M. Inst. C[ivil] E[ngineer] regarding a waterworks scheme for Vancouver; Boyd & Clandening, contractors, regarding Prior Street; A. Gibson, Mayor of Nanaimo, expressing gratitude for aid received from the City of Vancouver; John Devine, accountant, regarding auditor's reports for 1887; the Campbell Sewerpipe Company; James S. R[amsey?], City Clerk of Victoria, regarding cost of feeding prisoners; H. Abbott regarding an exemption from taxation; E. J. Clark, building and loan chambers, regarding the grant of lots for hospital; Leamy & Kyle regarding Sash and Door factory at foot of Cambie Street; John P. Lawson regarding proposed cemetery and a second letter pertaining to street construction; Royal City Planing Mills Co. water tank proposition for Carrall Street; Standard Oil Company and the construction of their new building in Vancouver; Vancouver Electric Illuminating Company Limited, two letters regarding electric light installation; W. Norman Bole, Q.C. barrister, solicitor, pertaining to the John McDougall contract; Alexander McKelvie & Co. requesting tax exemption; Vancouver Gas Co. Ltd., two letters regarding the laying of gas pipes; H. T. Ceperley Real Estate, relating to a potential hospital site; D. L. Beckingsale, M.D. regarding the construction of school playgrounds; T. F. McGuigan, City Clerk (to the Board of Works) regarding the Public Cemetery; Rand Bros. regarding street lines; City Chief of Police regarding police salaries. File also contains: a printed leaf entitled "The Vancouver Water Works" (a proposition to construct water works); a handwritten draft of "Amendments to City Charter for 1887," subsequently annotated section by section with "adopted"; and a list of losses incurred by the Chinese in attacks on their person and properties.

Miscellaneous (A-D)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual), e.g.: the Canadian Pacific Railway Company regarding the following subjects: clearing of city blocks, track crossings and False Creek bridge construction, Sunday passenger train service, road construction from False Creek to the South Arm of the Fraser, incident in which a fire hose was cut and the selling of city lots owned by the C.P.R.; T. C. Atkinson regarding the abandonment of a contract between the City of Vancouver and J. J. Tierney; Edgar Crow Baker, real estate agent, regarding sale of city lots (includes a telegram); Vancouver Illuminating Co. regarding street lighting in Vancouver; Committee of the Cricket Club pertaining to the use of the Recreation Grounds by the Circus; John Boultbee, barrister regarding the claim of King Fung; Brussels Steam Fire Engine Works relating to the sale of a fire engine; Assay Office and Chemical Laboratory regarding smelters; California Bridge Co. pertaining to Lulu Island; the Vancouver News-Advertiser Office; A. W. Ross & Co. regarding the construction of a street railway; Vancouver Real Estate Exchange relating to electric light installation and the Industrial Fair in Toronto; E. Chanteloup regarding fire alarm instrument expenses; the Bank of British Columbia; H. E. Croasdaile, land and financial agent; Theodore Davie, barrister, solicitor, notary public regarding squatters; the British Columbia Directory requesting a plan of the sewers in Vancouver.

Miscellaneous (M-Z)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual), e.g.: Vancouver Wharfage and Storage Company (Limited) regarding their shareholders list and the value of the City wharf property; Keefer & McGillivray regarding the Granville Street bridge; the Vancouver World pertaining to printing contract and costs; the Ball Electric Light Co. Ltd. of Canada regarding electric light costs; Vancouver Board of Trade regarding contract with the British Columbia Smelting Co.; R. B. McMicking regarding tender on fire alarms; R. Mathison relating to a printing contract; Edward Mohun, civil engineer, regarding sewerage system; California Fire Apparatus Mfg. Co. (California) regarding sales; Vancouver Electric Illuminating Company regarding electric lights for Fire Hall No. 1; British Columbia Smelting Co., Limited pertaining to their smelter in Vancouver; D. Robson (to the Minister of Education) pertaining to schools; Brussels Steam Fire Engine Works regarding supplies; Thomas Stephenson pertaining to an application for Street Superintendant and a second letter relating to the clearing of the road on Brockton Point athletic grounds; Sansom & Dawson, architects, (to the Board of Works) pertaining to the roof of the Market Building; E. S. Scoullar & Co. regarding the cost of sewer pipes; O. D. [Sweet?] relating to the bridge across the north arm of the Fraser River; Tatlow & Spinks, real estate and financial agents, regarding the sale of City lots; the Toronto Rubber Co. relating to the purchase of supplies for the Fire Dept. (including a receipt); the Vancouver Drug Co. regarding hospital supplies; London & Lancashire Fire Insurance Company; letters of reference for E. G. Wiswell applying for the position of Fire Chief; Barr & Wright regarding electric lights. File also includes an advertisement for a "Chain Winding Hose Cart"; an invitation to the opening of the Provincial Exhibition in New Westminster; resolutions passed by the Council of the City of Vancouver; an agreement between the Corporation of the City of Toronto and the Toronto Incandescent Electric Light Company; copies of the agreement between the Vancouver Electric Illuminating Co., Limited and the Fire Hall on Water Street; and an invitation to the Celebration of the Queen's birhday.

Miscellaneous (A)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual), e.g.: Armstrong, Eckstein & Gaynor, barristers, solicitors, regarding the Dominion Voters List revisions; W. C. Archer & Co., real estate, loan and insurance agents, pertaining to the expiration of the fire insurance policy on the Hospital Building (includes notice); Richard Alexander declining his appointment as Police Magistrate. File also contains layouts for classified ads in an unamed newspaper.

Miscellaneous (D)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual), e.g.: Dominion Sanitary and Cremation Co. regarding the construction of the crematory; P. A. Drummond pertaining to her resignation as nurse at the City Hospital; Dun, Wiman & Co.; the Mercantile Agency regarding S. S. Johnson, contractor; Wm Davie, inquiring into joining the Fire Brigade; Drake, Jackson & Co., barristers-at-law, relating to the construction of Seventh Avenue in front of the future Hospital for Women and Children; Thos. Dunn & Co., importers, wholesale and retail, pertaining to the purchase of fire alarm bells; David Evans, merchant tailor, regarding uniforms for the Police Force; Ernest H. Evans inquiring about a position with the City; Eberts & Taylor, barristers, solicitors, xc., regarding a settlement; Evans, Coleman & Evans, commission merchants and shipping agents, regarding the sale of sewer pipes and the purchase of coal for the crematory; W. G. Elliott petitioning the City to build a sidewalk on Barkley Street; Andrew Engle regarding the crematory; the Daily Telegram regarding the City Advertising contract (includes a newsclipping pertaining to their claim); the Daily World regarding subscriptions and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company steamer, the Empress of India. File also contains Canadian Pacific Railway Company telegrams.

Miscellaneous (A-C)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual), e.g.: Henry Avison; R.A. Anderson; G.L. Allan Dealer In Boots and Shoes; Fred Allen, Dealer in Flour, Feed and Produce Creamery and Dairy Butter, Eggs, Cheese, Etc.; Alan & Cook Ideal Grocer; Armstrong Eckstein & Gaynor Barristers, Solicitors, &c.; Oriental Hotel; W.G. Alcock; A. Murray Beattie Real Estate and General Auctioneer, Appraiser and Notary Public; J.J. Blake; Wm. Bertrand; The Worshipful Company of Plumbers; Canadian Pacific Railway Company's Telegraph; Wm Beattie; Bank of British Columbia; W.D. Brydone-Jack; J.E. Brouse, M.D.; Office of The British Columbia Cattle Co. Limited; B.C. Iron Works; Bell-Irving & Paterson, Shipping Agents, Wholesale and Commission Merchants; H.R. Bellamy; Samuel Brown, James Wood; J.J. Blake; Wm. Bailey; Ivan Bushong; Geo. Bartley; John Boultbee; Bank of Montreal; J.A. Coldwell; Lynch & Co., Commission and General Agents; Paul Beygraw; A.E. Broderick; The B.C. Cooperage and Jute Co., All Kinds of Tanks, Vats, Cisterns, Etc., Made to Order; Alex Gartshore; The British Columbia Sugar Refining Co. Limited; The Bank of British Columbia; A.H.B. MacGowan; Burrard Inlet & Fraser Valley Railway Co.; Canadian Pacific Railway Company Land Department; Patrick Carey; Corbould, McColl, Wilson & Campbell; E. Clark; Robert Campbell; John Callister; E. Cook; John E. Carter; F.C. Cotton; Benjamin Clegg; Harry Comer; Clarkson & Mayne; Wm. Chubb; Vancouver Loan, Trust, Savings, & Guarantee Co. Limited; Citizen Printing & Pub. Company (Limited.); S.K. Cullen; W. Crickmay; A.M.I.C.E. Civil Engineer; Robert Chamberlain; Crowder & Penzer, Coal, Produce and Commission Merchants; Champion & White; The Canadian Office & School Furniture Co. (Ltd.); Caadian Pacific Railway Company's Telegraph; Isbell Cameron; Chipman Morgan & Co. Ship Brokers and Commission Agents; George Cooper [Last Will and Testament].

Miscellaneous (D-G)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual), e.g.: Harry T. Devine & Co.; J.C. Davie Prov. Health Officer; Alfred Deakin; G.F. Baldwin; Thos. Dunn & Co.; Henry Duncan; F.S. Dobson; Offices of the Daily and Weekly Star; Davis, Marshall & MacNeill, Barristers, Solicitors, & c.; The Drummond McCall Pipe Foundry Co. Limited; Dominion Lands Office; A.G. Evans; Electric Railway & Light Co. Limited; Corbould, McColl, Wilson & Campbell Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries Public; Evans, Coleman & Evans; W.G. Elliott; R.M. Eames Health Officre; Ernest W. Evans; Thomas Evans; David Evans Merchant Tailor; Sydney Eveleigh; Edison General Electric Co.; Empire Mutual Loan and Investment Company; Oppenheimer Brothers; A. In'tveld-Frances Accountant; P.A. Fischel; J.M. Fayard; J.M. Fox; P.A. Fischel; Yorkshire Guarantee and Securities Corporation, Limited, of Huddersfield, England; A.G. Ferguson M.D.; G.E. Farrer, LL.B. Investment Broker Conveyancer Notary Public, &c.; H.H. Fauquier & Co. Dealers in Grain & Potato Sacks Twine Etc. General Commission Merchants; Ghristian Froelich Wrought and Cast Iron Pipe, Boiler Tubes & C., Agency R.D. Wood & Co.; Wm. Frodsham; Thomas Farr; George W. Fuller; The Canadian Engineering News; W.J. Gallagher; The Gutta Percha & Rubber Mfg. Co. of Toronto Ltd.; John Grant, Frank Curry; Andrew Gillespie; E. Downing.

Miscellaneous (H-M)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual), e.g.: John Roy Hill Millwright Royal City Mills; F.W. Hart; Howay & Reid, Barristers, Solicitors, and Notaries Public; G.G. Mackay & Son, Real Estate and Financial Agents; Hamersley & Hamilton Barristers, Solicitors, Notaries Public &c.; C.J. Harling; Wilson Herald MD CM; I.H. Hallett Barrister, Solicitor, &c.; Geo. Hunt & Son's Painters; H. Hughes; Livery, Sale and Feed Stables M.A. Harvey, Proprietor Importer of Heavy Draught And Driving Horses; Hospital Returns for Month Ending November 30th 1893; J. Macfie; Hospital Report for August 1893; Duncan McRae; Hospital Report for Oct 1893; Hospital Returns for Month Ending Oct 31st 1893; P.A. Irving Plaintiff's Solicitor; James Illingworth, John Sykes, H. Campbell; Innes & Richards Real Estate Brokers, Financial and Insurance Agents Conveyancers, Notaries Public, Etc.; (Sd) L.A. Hamilton; Imperial Bridge & Iron Works; C. Gardiner Johnson & Co.; The News-Advertisers; Harriett M. Johnson [Seattle, Washington]; Johnston, Kerfoot & Co. Tailors Clothiers, Hatters & Furnishers; Annie S. Kenrick; Charles P. Kimberly; H.W. Keith; Corporation of The City of Kamloops City Clerk's Office; McArthur, Stevenson & McIver General Merchants; The Ladies central Committee Auxiliary Y.M.C.A.; R. Llewellyn; Wm. Leek, Heating Engineer; Lethendale and Moore; State Board of Health, Chief Engineer's Office; Dominion Lands Office; London Carriage Works; Free Reading Room and Library; M.H. Hirschberg; Wm. Morrison Engineer and Driller; Chas. W. Macaulay; Wm. Middler; G. Cadogan Morgan, Contractor and Hydraulic Engineer; Neepawa Printing and Publishing Company; Wm. Murphy Fashionable Tailor; Mortimore Bros. Fashionable Tailors; S. Madison; Murray and Paterson.

Miscellaneous (Mc)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual).

Miscellaneous (N-O)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual).

Miscellaneous (Q-S)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual).

Miscellaneous (E-G)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual), e.g.: Valley Dairy; Evans, Coleman & Evans Commission and Shipping Agents; Jacob Eligh; A. G. Evans; H.A. Edgett; David Evans; Eagan N. Edwards; S.J. Emanuels Auctioneer, Notary Public and General Commission Agent; Wm. Elliott; City of Calgary; M. E. Alison; The Enamel Saloon & Hotel Fixture Co.; David Evans Merchant Tailors; Peter Eagan Farm Loan Application; The City of Fairhaven [Washington]; F.W. Foster, Importer of General : Merchandise. Clinton and Ashcroft; A.G. Fraser; Office of I.C. Fell & Co. Engravers and Die Sinkers Rubber and Metal Stamps Seals Stencils, Burning Brands, Etc.; P. Fewster & Co.; Wm. Farrell; Harry Theo. Fletcher; R.S. Frost; Anna E. Fraser; M.G. Fadden; R. MacKay Fripp, Architect; Philip Fewster; Herbert O. Foster; D.M. Fraser; T.E. Fletcher; Will Ferris; Wm. Jos. Fraser; Philip Fewster; James Orr Fleming; A.G. Ferguson; Board of Park Commissioners, Vancouver; R. Frank; The Gutta Percha & Rubber Mfg. Co. of Toronto Ltd.; Thomas Gray Harvie Robertson; Mr. Cordroy; Edward Gold; A. Gothard; J.H. Geddis; Market Hardware Store; Chas. Grant; W. St. Goodwin; Nellie Gigoure; Samuel Garber; R.C. Garner; Stevedores' Association No. 1 Cooperative; Catherine Gregson; Rowland E. Green; J.H. Grady; George Griffiths; John A. Green; Thomas A. Gray; Thomas Gregson; John Gilchrist; Geo. R. Gordon Dealer in Ready-Made Clothing, Hats, Caps, Gent's Furnishings.

Miscellaneous (M)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual), e.g.: W.C. Macey; R.B. McMicking, Manager, Victoria and Esquimalt Telephone Company; C. Dubois Mason, Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, &c.; Henry Mutrie Valuator; Capt. M.A. Morrison; M.H. Morrison; Mellon, Smith & Co. Commission, Shipping, Insurance and General Agents; C.W. Murray; George A. Miller; G.W. Manning; G.F. Monckton; J. Mason & Co. Employment Commission and House Renting Agents Real Estate Brokers; I. Miller; Tiny Dog Store; Application. Farm Loan. City of Vancouver Sinking Fund. Sidney Matthew; Jas. A. Meldrum Bond Broker and Investment Agent; Mellish & Gray; Henry H. Muecke D.V.S. Pendleton Oregon; Theodore Maynard; Isaac W. Mills; John Morton; The Manufacturers Accident Insurance Company; Office of McCain & Menzies Builders & Contractors; Wm. Murphy Fashionable Tailor; J.H. Magee; Hazen Magas; Tho. Matthews; E.R.C. Clarkson Trustee, Receiver, Liquidator; A.H.B. Macgowan Insurance and General Commission Agent; J.A. MaKay; John McAllister; North British and Mercantile Insurance Company; D. McGillivray Railway, Bridge, Wharf and Water-works Contractor; A.D. McDonald; James McGeer; C.S. MacKinnon; John McKinlay; John W. McIntosh; James McDonald; The Western Dredging Co. Ltd.; J.B. McGhie; D.J. McPhalen; A. McKinnell; Wm. McGirr; R.A. McCullough; L. MacLeod; McLennan, McFeely & Co. Limited Shelf & Heavy Hardware; McLeod & Coote, Dry Goods, Gents' Furnishings; G.S. McConnell Dealer in Boots, Shoes and Mens' Furnishings Wholesale and Retail Conveyance; W. J. McGuigan; Mrs. J. McDonald; Canadian Pacific Railway Co.'s Telegraph; H. MccDowell & Co. Ltd.; Angus MacDonald; W.A. McIntosh & Co. Butchers and Stock Dealers; J.M. McLuckie; C.N. McCracken; John McDougall; Ewen McLeod; Alex McDonald; Hugh B. McLaughlin, J. A. Reid; McGhie Stephenson & Llewellyn; I.W. Mills.

Miscellaneous (W-Z)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual), e.g.: West Coast Lumberman; Wulffsohn & Bewicke, Ltd. Bankers, Financial Real Estate & Insurance Agents; Israel Williams; R.S. Whatmough; Mrs. Nelly Walker; Joseph Walfer; Walter R. Wonham & Sons, Sole Agents in the Dominion for Messrs. Merryweather & Sons, London; Wilson & Hooper Wholesale Agents For The Copp Bros. Co., Ld.; Alfred Whitaker; John Watt & Co.; M.R. Wells; re McCalman Estate; Union Assurance Society of London, A.D. 1714; McPhillips & Williams, Barristers & Solicitors, &c.; The Leland House; A.Y. Whitaker; J.M. Lefevre, M.D., C.M., Octavius Weld, B.A., M.B. L.R.C.P., London, Eng. Physicians and Surgeons; L. Whiston; Comox Medicinal Spring Co.; James A. Young.

Miscellaneous (S-Z)

File contains incoming correspondence addressed to a variety of City officials, which is filed by correspondent (by institution or individual), e.g.: A. Smith; Anderson Smith; A.Q. St. George; W. Slater; J.S. Smith, Manufacturer of and Dealer in Bee-Keepers' Supplies, Bees and Honey; W.F. Salsbury; Office of Geo. A. Stimson; Armstrong Eckstein & Gaynor Barristers & Solicitors &c.; J. Stevens & Son; Order for Vancouver City Hospital; J. Stevens & Son Surgical Instrument Makers, &c.; Wm. T. Steward; O.L. Spencer, Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public, Etc.; J. Steeves; Robert Smith; Thos. Stephenson; Eliza J. Salvage; Celebration Committee; E. Spillman Fresco and Scenic Painter; C.T. Stone; Amos Schofield; H.H. Spicer & Co., Manufacturers of Red Cedar Shingles And Dealers in Lumber; Nicholai Schou; Monastery of Our Lady of Charity; Mrs. May Salter [Cambridge, Mass.]J. M. Sexsmith; The Ideal Electric Construction Co.; Lewis Skaife, Engineer & Contractor, Maufacturers' Agent, Municipal Supplies, All Kinds of Machinery; Wm. Sutherland; Mrs. M.E. Allan, Proprietress, The Hotel Allan; Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada; W.G. Talbot; Scott & Devlin, Dry Goods, Millinery, Mantles, &c.; Dan Stewart Merchant Tailor; Annie Solloway; Walter Suckling & Co.; R.F. Stoddard; St. George's Society; S.A. Stuart; Arthur W. Sullivan; Office of The Albion Iron Works Co., Ld., Engineers, Iron Founders and Boiler Makers; Meeh and Teacome, F.B. Stephens, I.W. Welsh; Vancouver Trades and Labor Council; Police Court Clerk's Office Toronto; Tacoma Chamber of Commerce; East India United Service Club; W. Towler; Thomson Bros.' Bookstore; W.L. Tait & Sons, Manufacturers, Wholesale and Retail Dealers in B.C. Fir, Red Cedar and Spruce Lumber, Clear Red Cedar Shingles, Mouldings, Sash, Doors and Blinds; Welsh Bros. Grain, Flour, Produce and Commission Merchants; Trythall & Son, Lithographers, Engravers and Printers; J.F. Tufts; Woman's Home Committee; Terminal City Poultry Yards; George Thorpe; S. Tallman; Licensed Victuallers Association; Texas Lake Ice & Cold Storage Co. Limited; Major Collins; Vancouver Improvement Company Limited Liability; Vancouver Land and Securities Corporation; Office of City Chief of Police; Vancouver Hardware Co.; Fayette R. Plumb, Philadelphia, U.S.A.; City Accountant's Office; City Assessor, Building Inspector, and Purchasing Agent. City Hall, Victoria, B.C.; Wilson & Campbell Barristers & Solicitors; Welsh Bros.; Woods & Baker Insurance, Real Estate & Financial Agents. Land Surveyors and Valuators; Charles F. Webb; A. Williams; Samuel A. Wye Practical Plumber Steam, Gas and Hot-Water Fitter; W. Sidney Wifflin; J.L. Wilson; Rand Bros., Real Estate, Mining Financial and Insurance Brokers; Mark S. Wade, MD, F.C.S.; Geo. Wagg; R.T. Williams; Robert Ward & Co. Ltd.; W.A. Williamson, Tinsmith; Homer St. Meth. Church.

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