RG33-69 Volume 63 File 1247

RG33-69 Volume 63 File 1247


Title Proper RG33-69 VOLUME 63 FILE 1247
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 Takayuki Kumamoto and Kasaku Kumamoto [also named as "Kusaku Kumamoto" and "Kosaku Kumamoto" in the file] (claim case number 1247). Documents include the following: claim overview forms; a transcript of hearing proceedings; a real estate (farm land) summary; a farm appraisal report, with a diagram of property, on the claimants' farm in Haney, BC; a certificate of encumbrance; Custodian forms for the claimants; a letter to the Custodian regarding property inspection; a 1942 Maple Ridge, BC, tax statement; and a real 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 1247
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