Choju Matsushita to Office of the Custodian, 14 August 1946

Choju Matsushita to Office of the Custodian, 14 August 1946

Copy for Mr. Shears.
54 Fir Avenue Lemon Creek, Slocan, B.C. Aug. 14, 1946.
Office of the Custodian 506 Royal Bank Bldg. Vancouver, B.C. Dear Sir:
Received your letter written on July 16, stating that you are unable to alternate my property to an decent price, but I did not tell you to sell my property, and you did not ask me if I wanted to sell my property, nor you did not let me know that you were going to sell my property. When the custodian came to my coast home to see or to check our place, they told me that you were just taking care until I come back when the war is over. That means that you have told me a very big lie. How would you like if somebody sold your property that cheap after buying an 9½ acres all uncleared for $1500.00 and selling it for only $560.00 all of the 9½ acres cleared clean and building many different dwellings and bought many farming tools. We left all our farming tools and even Kitchen tools. We have been paying about $71.00 tax every year. In any case, I am thoroughly dissatisfied with whole procedure, and the price at which my property was sold for, and would appreciate any further information which you may have relating to this transaction.
I remain Thank you Sincerely, Reg. #08285



Choju Matsushita to Office of the Custodian, 14 August 1946


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