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Minutes from December 11, 1888

transcript    original documents Communication from lawyer John Boultbee asking for return of $20.00 worth of opium seized by the police from his client King Fung. Referred to City Solicitor. sub-committee established to review of Charter of Incorporation

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Minutes from December 3, 1888

transcript   original documents special meeting to commemorate death of Alderman Humphries; City Hall to be closed the day of his funeral; his desk to be draped for the remainder of the year

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Minutes from November 26, 1888

transcript   original documents Dominion Government’s offer of 160 acres in the Hastings Townsite for a Public Park is accepted Mayor Oppenheimer granted $50 to establish Fruit Growers’ Association

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Minutes from November 19, 1888

transcript     original documents three part-time constables added to force for the remainder of the year

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Minutes from November 12, 1888

transcript     original documents mayor to inform Dominion Government that city requests and will donate land to establish post office and customs house in a central part of the city request to council to re-locate newly built morgue (does not give reason for request!)

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Minutes from November 5, 1888

transcript     original documents city accepts E.J. Clark’s offer of donation of lot for an athletic field “responsible parties” may apply for trees purchased by city Presbyterian Ladies’ Aid donates all linens and equipment for eight hospital beds

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Minutes from October 22, 1888

transcripts   original documents city drains to be diverted into culverts being dug by C.P.R to reduce fouling of Burrard Inlet north of Water Street

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Minutes from October 15, 1888

transcripts    original images city hospital informally opened Sept 22 with only one ward operative rules limiting hospital visiting hours for visitors and clergy  election of medical staff to city hospital called into question

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Minutes from October 9, 1888

transcripts     original documents intersections chosen for installation of electric lights and fire hydrants contractors agree to have debris along park road disposed of by city, and the cost deducted from final payment

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Minutes from October 1, 1888

transcripts     original documents Ward 1’s budget exhausted: city clerk instructed to keep separate accounts for each city Ward work on False Creek Bridge, False Creek School House, and City Hospital continues brush, stumps, boulders and debris along the road to (Stanley) park not disposed of according to contracts

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