Masao Kobayakawa to Mr. F Matheson, 06 May 1947

Masao Kobayakawa to Mr. F Matheson, 06 May 1947

COPY for Mr. Shears
Custodian cheque for $260.88, sent to Sadakichi Kobayakawa, Reg. No. 06597, File 9940, has been returned to us accompanied by the following letter. The "M. Kobayakawa" who has signed the letter appears to be Masao Kobayakawa, File 9939, son of Sadakichi Kobayakawa.
567 Main Street Farnham, P. Q. May 6, 1947.
Mr. F Matheson
Japanese Evacuation Section
506 Royal Bank Building, Hastings & Granville, Vancouver, B.C. Dear Sirs:
Refering to your letter of March 25, we are returning the cheque of $260.88, which was sent to us on that date, as it is not sufficient to cover the cost of the band saw and gas motor and other chattels that were sold without our permission. Although the machinery was quite old, it would require several thousand dollars to replace the same. We are waiting for a better price or a means whereby we can receive it.
I would also like to inquire about the sale of our boats. The man who sold them credited the amount of $125 in the name of Y Kobayakawa, our uncle, who in turn signed a typewritten statement saying that the amount was to be credited to our father, S. Kobayakawa (Reg.06597) and sent it to you. Then last year we received a note from your office saying that you had sent the balance of our account to our brother, T Kobayakawa. When he returned for a visit from work recently, we inquired about this matter and he says that he has not received it. In order to make a clear understanding on this question please send a complete duplicate of your file of our account.
Very truly yours,



Masao Kobayakawa to Mr. F Matheson, 06 May 1947


Encoder: Josie Gray
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