Shigeo Sugiura to The Custodian, 14 July 1947

Shigeo Sugiura to The Custodian, 14 July 1947

Copy for Mr. Shears
Re: Shigeo Sugiura, Reg. No. 03034, File XI.172 & Cheque Refused
S. Sugiura 4 Winnifred Avenue Toronto, Ont. July 14th, 1947
The Custodian Dear Sirs:
I have received your letter and also enclosed cheque.
In regard to your disposition for my articles you mentioned, I regret to inform you that it is quite unsatisfactory and unacceptable to me since the selling amounts of each articles are low and also I have founfdthere are many missing articles besides those you mentioned, such as the fishing gears, the carpenter tools and other personal belongings.
For this reason, I am compelled to send back the cheque to you.
Will you please understand my situation and receive and enclosed cheque. Also I will be much obliged if you will acknowledge the fact that I am expecting and looking forward to the further investigation by the newly organized committee to refund reasonably my loss on the evacuation from the coast.
Yours truly,
Note: This man declared ownership of the following:
2 Trunks at Vernon, B.C. ( These did not come under control of Custodian)
3 Salmon Nets at Knight Inlet Cannery - 2 were taken by A.B.C. Packing Co. Ltd. in full settlement of claim of $140.00 There is no record of the third net.
2 Salmon Nets with Yosaburo Inouye, Nanaimo - Nets found at residence of Yosaburo Inouye not identified, said to be valueless.
1 Boat - Sold through the Japanese Fishing Vessels Disposal Committee on Sales Papers signed by Custodian. "Forced Sale"
Besides the above goods Sugiura from internment camp reported ownership of a radio. This was sold and the funds are in his account.



Shigeo Sugiura to The Custodian, 14 July 1947


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