Minutes from February 17, 1890

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  • The Minister of Public Works is reported to be “naturally irritated at the imposition and misrepresentation” in a petition for a Post Office in Vancouver, that to a great extent such a petition is fraudulent, many of the [supposed 1800 citizens’ signatures being those of ] children and persons not in British Columbia”.
    Council forms a committee to look who prepared the petition and how the irregularities occurred.

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