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Fonds AM457 - James J. Sutherland fonds

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James J. Sutherland fonds

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  • 1870-1939 ; predominate 1879-1888 (Creation)
    Sutherland, James J.

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0.02 m of textual records

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James J. Sutherland, Barrister and Solicitor, practiced law in Vancouver.

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The fonds consists of indentures, conveyances, and other legal documents relating to land transfers in Port Moody, New Westminster, Hope, and Vancouver, 1870-1906. Many items deal with the Canadian Pacific Railway. There are also miscellaneous notes and notices relating to the bankruptcy of National Silver Mines Limited in 1937.

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Donated in 1974.


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Refer to microfilm M93.

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Item listing of microfilmed items available in hard copy in Archives' Reading Room.

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Original envelope removed to the vault - see spreadsheet

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  • Box: 562-F-04 fld 06