RG33-69 Volume 63 File 1244

RG33-69 Volume 63 File 1244


Title Proper RG33-69 VOLUME 63 FILE 1244
Date(s) 1948
General material designation
This file contains a textual record.
Scope and content
This file contains documents pertaining to the Bird Commission claim of Chonosuke Nishimura (claim case number 1244). Documents include the following: claim overview forms; a transcript of hearing proceedings; a personal property (fishing vessels, gear and equipment) summary; a survey report; a personal chattels summary; an analysis of personal property claim; a Custodian form for the claimant; a copy of a letter from the Custodian to the claimant; a letter to the Custodian regarding stored property and money belonging to Japanese Canadians; a summary from vessels record; and a personal property summary.
Name of creator
Canada. Bird Commission. created this archive.
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
This record was digitized in full.




RG33-69 Volume 63 File 1244
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