Sute Kaga to Mr. F Matheson, 15 August 1947

Sute Kaga to Mr. F Matheson, 15 August 1947

COPY FOR Mr. Shears
C/O G Grant TABER Alta. August 15, 1947
Mr. F Matheson
The Custodian Office,
Department of the Secretary of State of Canada,
Vancouver, B.C. Dear Sirs:
I have received a letter from you, dated August 4, 1947, and which referred to my house I left behind in Cumberland B.C at the time of my evacuation.
Enclosed with the letter was a Custodian cheque for $30.00, the amount which you state represent the value of my house when it was disposed of by the Custodian.
With regard to my house, I have never in the past asked the Custodian or any such machinery to dispose of it. The price such as $30.00 for a five room house is downright outrageous at any time, more so during these times when housing shortage is so acute.
Therefore, I would like to call your attention that as far as I'm concerned, my account with you in regards to the above house is not yet closed.
Yours truly,
Original on File 5159
Sute Kaga declared a house on property owned by Canadian Collieries Dunsmuir Ltd., Cumberland, B.C. The $30.00 refered to above was the salvage value of the house paid in to this office when the buildings were razed by the land-owner.



Sute Kaga to Mr. F Matheson, 15 August 1947


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