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Account records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works

  • GR-1042
  • Series
  • 1859-1863

Account records of the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works Lytton. Account of H.M. Ball with Lands and Works Department, 1862-1863; list of horses purchased for the Lytton district by the government, 1860; list of permanent stores of the Ly...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Accounts ledger

  • GR-1171
  • Series
  • 1865-1866

Accounts ledger, receipts and payments (1 vol.). Ledger of expenditures for road construction, surveys and explorations, salaries, supplies, etc.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Accounts payable ledger

  • GR-1083
  • Series
  • 1863

Accounts payable ledger, 1863, relating to wages paid and construction costs of the Cariboo road. Alphabetical index.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Administrative records

  • GR-1207
  • Series
  • 1900-1902

Application for mill site on the Upper Kootenay River by L.A. Campbell of Rossland, filed under the provisions of the Mineral Act. Includes plan of site and example of cloth poster. For related records, see GR-1132.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Administrative records relating to Government House

  • GR-1051
  • Series
  • 1876-1906

Records relating to Government House. Inventories of household goods, furniture, and effects, 1881-1882, 1899-1900, 1903; lists of goods damaged in the Government House fire, May 18, 1899; one letter regarding Government House fire insurance, Jul...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Appeal book and judgements

  • GR-1208
  • Series
  • 1906

Appeal book and judgements of the British Columbia Supreme Court in the case of James S. Emerson, timber dealer v. Robert T. Skinner, Provincial Timber Inspector, regarding the seizure of three booms of cedar under the Timber Manufacturing Act, 1906.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Bills and other material

  • GR-1157
  • Series
  • 1859-1889

Miscellaneous bills, paid and unpaid, and a statement of personal expenses for liquor and alcohol, Quesnellemouth, John Boles Gaggin.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Certificates of improvement

  • GR-0765
  • Series
  • 1863-1878

Certificates of improvement nos. 1-276, Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Missing certificates listed.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Certificates of purchase

  • GR-1521
  • Series
  • 1859-1944

Acknowledgement of moneys received by the Lands Department pursuant to the pre-emption or sale of crown land. Certificates include district, legal description of land, acreage, date and terms of payment, name of payer, pre-emption record number, ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Certificates of title of country lands

  • GR-1398
  • Series
  • 1860-1861

Certificates of title of country lands in B.C. (2 vols.) Volume 1, nos. 1-35 (1860-1861). Volume 2, nos. 36-39 (1861). Counterfoil books containing name of purchaser, acreage and description of lands.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works correspondence inward

  • GR-1180
  • Series
  • 1859

Correspondence inward to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, Colonel R.C. Moody. Consists largely of letters from Governor James Douglas and the Colonial Secretary pertaining to town lots, other lands, trails and roads, and other public wo...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Commission of Lands correspondence

  • GR-1039
  • Series
  • 1871-1872

Correspondence inward to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works relating to various public works, buildings, bridges and roads, surveys, government reserves, and general land matters. Includes memoranda, minutes, telegraphs, and sketches. File...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Commissioner's correspondence

  • GR-0868
  • Series
  • 1871-1883

Letters inward to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works. These letters were selected for transfer to the archives in 1937 and therefore do not appear on the microfilms of Lands letters inward that were made later. Reel B16...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence

  • GR-0981
  • Series
  • 1858-1864

Index to letters received. Arranged chronologically and includes index to miscellaneous correspondence and reports; index to correspondence from the Governor, the Attorney-General, the Assistant Commissioners of Lands and Works, and Gold Commissio...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence

  • GR-1055
  • Series
  • 1883-1885

Notes on various inward letters in Lands Dept. vaults, 1883-1885. Contains a brief synopsis of contents of selected letters.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence

  • GR-0898
  • Series
  • 1903-1904

Semi-official correspondence outward of the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, 1903-1904 (vol. 1) and 1906-1907 (vol. 4). Each volume has a nominal index.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence and memoranda

  • GR-1132
  • Series
  • 1895-1897

Correspondence and memoranda of the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works with the Assistant Commissioner of Lands and Works, Nelson, regarding land disputes. File 1 contains correspondence relating to the disputed pre-emption claim of E.P. Dunn ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence and other material

  • GR-1178
  • Series
  • 1890

Letter inward to the Surveyor General, William S. Gore, regarding a logging road in the Vancouver area. Letter/file number 1322/90. Includes sketch map.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence and other material, Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works

  • GR-1381
  • Series
  • 1863-1896

Miscellaneous records of the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works. Consists of correspondence, receipts, accounts, petitions relating to pre-emptions, ferries, roads, public works, leases, and tax assessments. Includes (1) Metchosin District as...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence and receipts

  • GR-0852
  • Series
  • 1858-1863

Receipts for payments for lots and some correspondence re sales, Queensborough, Yale, Hope.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence and reports

  • GR-0983
  • Series
  • 1871-1872

Correspondence and reports re roads and trails and other diverse topics. Includes correspondence re the resignation of Benjamin W. Pearse and the appointment of Edgar Dewdney as Surveyor General, the Omineca gold rush, and various Indian reserves.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence inward

  • GR-1124
  • Series
  • 1890

Correspondence inward relating to roads and road construction. These letters have notation that they were referred to J. Sprott, road superintendent, New Westminster district, for consideration.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence relating to roads in Victoria district

  • GR-1153
  • Series
  • 1900

Correspondence relating to roads in Victoria district. Includes a request for new road construction from the Victoria Driving Club and the Victoria Tourist Association, and correspondence about cows wandering at large in Oak Bay. Also includes a...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence subject index

  • GR-1164
  • Series
  • 1901-1903

Correspondence subject index. This specialized volume pertains only to correspondence relating to applications for Burnaby lots (folio 12), the Vancouver Island Settlers' Rights Act, 1903 (folio 138), and the South African War Land Grant Act...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Crown land grant indexes

  • GR-3096
  • Series
  • 1869-1930

Indexes to crown land grants.* Also known as crown grant registers. While crown land grants were issued from 1857 on, no comprehensive indexes were compiled before 1869. Copies of the crown grants and related documents can be found in GR-3097 and ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Crown land grants

  • GR-3097
  • Series
  • 1869-1930

Crown land grants. Includes land grant registration forms and related documents. Each volume covers registrations for the whole of the province, with grants arranged in registration number order. All registrations are alphabetically indexed in ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

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