Kina Kuwabara to The Custodian, 13 October 1944

Kina Kuwabara to The Custodian, 13 October 1944

File 10844
New Denver, B. C. October 13, 1944.
usual ackt made 18/10/44.
The Custodian, 506 Royal Bank Building, Vancouver, B. C. Dear Sir:
lot. 259.
You have informed me that my property known as 8859 Selkirk Street has been sold.
As you are aware, I have never consented to the sale nor ratified it but have at all times and do now object to the sale of my said property. Because, however, I am in destitute circumstances and because I am now deprived of the income from my said property which I formerly enjoyed, but in doing so I wish it made clear that it is only being accepted under protest and without prejudice to any rights which I have or may have arising out of what I consider the wrongful sale and disposition of my property.
Yours truly, (Formerly of Sandon).



Kina Kuwabara to The Custodian, 13 October 1944


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