F Matheson to Mr. Hisajiro Shikatani, 31 July 1946

F Matheson to Mr. Hisajiro Shikatani, 31 July 1946

July 31, 1946
Mr. Hisajiro Shikatani
Reg. No. 03187
Lemon Creek, B.C. Dear Sir:
Your letter of July 19th has been received. The receipt for radio, which you sent to us, has been placed on your file. This receipt reads as follows:
"11th February, 1942
"Received from Hisajiro Shikatani of Port Essington
One only Marconi Radio Serial No.207
One only Power Pak Radio A & B
J E Iversen
Skipper Cox'n
It is our understanding that the articles described in this receipt are the same as those described in Royal Canadian Mounted Police Exhibit Report No. 912, as
1 Marconi Mantel Radio Serial No. 207
1 "A" "B" Power Pack Battery
and that these are the articles that were turned over to the Custodian by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and which cannot be located and are beleived to have been stolen during a break-in at Custodian warehouse.
We have noted your request for recompense for the loss of this radio, but regret to inform you that this office is not in a position to forward to you a cheque in payment of the radio, as you have requested.
As firearms are in the possession of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and do not come under the control of the Custodian, we are returning herewith the receipt for rifle. We would suggest that you apply to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Vancouver, B.C. for the return of your Remington Rifle, Number 16264.
Yours truly, Protection Department
Mr. Shears, This man has asked that we send him $85.00 in payments of his lost radio.



F Matheson to Mr. Hisajiro Shikatani, 31 July 1946


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