T Koga to Office of the Custodian of Enemy Property , 18 May 1947

T Koga to Office of the Custodian of Enemy Property , 18 May 1947

File No. 2885, Reg. No. 11253
Copy for Mr. Shears' Complaint File
c/o L Sulkers Box 455, R.R. No. 1, Winnipeg, Man. May 18th, 1947.
Dear Sir:
I have received register letter from your office on May 13th.
I have reply to department of the Secretary of State office of the Custodian, as bellow down.
I can't send to you office my title document as your request. I am not satisfy such a low war time price sold out. Your self didn't ask to us befor you sell my property. How much price was my house only half price sold out. House was good basement, and big fire-place and plaster in side the house, best lumber used buiding all house. I think only house price lowest $2000.00. I have one fire insurance documents $1500.00that is not real my house that time was $3500. but I put in only $1500.
How much you think 15 acres my land price about half clearned land and new fruit tree all plant in field, other strawberries and some old rusbery plant in. I have no house no land, my family only living. I can't buy a house $1384. in Manitoba now, house price. I will try to with all my friend find out at the court once which is truely or untruely, this is my all answer.
Yours truly,



T Koga to Office of the Custodian of Enemy Property , 18 May 1947


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