Trail Condition Survey Ordered: 0050.0890

Microfilm reel B-1317

Colonial Correspondence – File 332 – January-May, 1864

 

British Columbia

                                                                        Colonial Secretary’s Office

                                                                                    New Westminster

                                                                                                25th May 1864

Sir.

            In reply to your letter of the 20th instant respecting the trail from Hope to Similkameen I am directed by The Governor to request that you will give immediate instructions for a survey to be made of this trail.

 

The Honorable

            Surveyor General

 

(p2) and furnish a Report of the Estimated Expenditure required for placing it in an efficient state of repair.

            I have the honor to be,

                                                                        Sir

                                                            Your most obedient servant,

                                                                                    Arthur N. Birch

 

[note added] In furtherance of the within, Mr. Jas. [          ] was this day instructed to examine and report upon the trail from Hope to Similkameen, and to furnish an estimate of the cost of repairing it so as to allow of the passage of loaded mules.

                                                                                    [                                   ]

May 26th 1864

0050.0890: Trail Condition Survey Ordered

Microfilm Reel B1317 - correspondence authorizing surveying and estimate of cost to repair trail from Hope to Similkameen.

Medium:  Manuscript - Text
Date:  May 25, 1864
Publisher:  Colonial Correspondence
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)

Keywords:

letter trail survey report estimated expenditure repair mules

Subjects:

People arrow Bircharrow
Government arrow Officials arrow Colonial Secretaryarrow
Transportation arrow Roads arrow Highway 3arrow
Transportation arrow Trails arrow Dewdney Trailarrow
Transportation arrow Pack Trainsarrow

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