W E Anderson to Mr. Masao Miki, 31 January 1947

W E Anderson to Mr. Masao Miki, 31 January 1947

31st January, 1947
Mr. Masao Miki
Reg. No. 13001
548 College Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba Dear Sir:
We wish to acknowledge your letter of the 23rd January, we have carefully noted its contents, expressing your dissatisfaction regarding the liquidation of your property.
The liquidation of properites in the Protected Area was carried out by this office on instruction from the Canadian Government at Ottawa on the basis of appraised valuations. We are therefore, not in a position to consider any alternative in the matter.
You undoubtedly had a considerable quantity of bulbs on the property and as soon as possible after the sale of the land, the Custodian's representatives did everything in their power to liquidate them to your benefit. We solicited the aid of the Bradner Bulb Association of which you were a member, and also outside parties in an attempt to salvage the bulbs. However we regret to report that we had no success whatsoever, and according to experienced bulb men, the reason for being unable to salvage them was that you had not allowed your original lessee to handel the bulbs. The writer was personally on your property from time to time, and the number of tulip bulbs seen were not worth considering. According to the bulb men who were with me, they state that as the ground was not kept cultivated and cared for, it was quite possible that the fieldmice, moles and insects ravaged them.
As previously stated we are not in a position to take any further action in the matter. However your letter showing your disatisfaction is being placed on your file where it will be available at any time.



W E Anderson to Mr. Masao Miki, 31 January 1947


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