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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV020.40.1
Description
Eight bronze capital letters: "OURT ROOM" Each letter has small protrusions on the backside where they were afixed to the exterior wall of Burnaby's Provincial courtroom.
Object History
The Court Room letters came from the 1965 Provincial Courthouse built adjacent to City Hall at 4949 Canada Way. This courtroom closed down in 2002.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV020.40.1
Description
Eight bronze capital letters: "OURT ROOM" Each letter has small protrusions on the backside where they were afixed to the exterior wall of Burnaby's Provincial courtroom.
Object History
The Court Room letters came from the 1965 Provincial Courthouse built adjacent to City Hall at 4949 Canada Way. This courtroom closed down in 2002.
Category
06.Tools & Equipment for Communication
Classification
Visual Communication T&E - - Visual Communication Accessories
Object Term
Sign, Identification
Marks/Labels
"OUR ROOM" is missing the C and the "T" to finish spelling courtroom.
Colour
Bronze
Measurements
6" in height
Subjects
Building Components
Buildings - Judicial - Courthouses
Government - Provincial Government
Officials - Judges
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1992
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Item No.
40110
Scope and Content
File contains copies of Burnaby's Letters Patent.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1992
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Physical Description
1 folder textual records
Description Level
File
Series
Civic ceremonies, awards and special events series
Item No.
40110
Accession Number
2009-07
Scope and Content
File contains copies of Burnaby's Letters Patent.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1907-1933
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Item No.
MSS013-011
Scope and Content
File consists of letters of recommendation for George Jeffery as well as a 104th Regiment tax certificate and a certificate of discharge from the militia.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1907-1933
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Description Level
File
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
George Jeffery subseries
Item No.
MSS013-011
Access Restriction
Subject to FOIPPA
Accession Number
BHS2007-04
Scope and Content
File consists of letters of recommendation for George Jeffery as well as a 104th Regiment tax certificate and a certificate of discharge from the militia.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
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Original Robert Burnaby Letters

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
64360
Meeting Date
25-Nov-2002
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
64360
Meeting Date
25-Nov-2002
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Ogg, Oscar. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company , c1961 | c1948. (Book) 745.6 OGG
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Type
Book
Call No.
745.6 OGG
Author
Ogg, Oscar
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Thomas Y. Crowell Company
Publication Date
c1961
c1948
Physical Description
262 p. ; ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Subjects LoC
Alphabets
Writing
Writing -- History
Lettering
Type and type-founding
Notes
Includes index.
Includes pictures of different types
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1939-1947, predominant 1942-1945
Collection/Fonds
E.W. Bateman family fonds
Description Level
Series
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Series consists of letters written to Marianne "May" Bateman and Jessie (Bateman) and Ernest Fox. The majority of the letters are written by Colin Rhodes Fox between 1939 and 1945 along with one letter written to May Bateman by a friend named Murray. Letters from Colin Fox were written during his i…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
E.W. Bateman family fonds
Description Level
Series
Series
World War II letters series
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Series consists of letters written to Marianne "May" Bateman and Jessie (Bateman) and Ernest Fox. The majority of the letters are written by Colin Rhodes Fox between 1939 and 1945 along with one letter written to May Bateman by a friend named Murray. Letters from Colin Fox were written during his initial training in Edmonton and while serving overseas with his unit, the 13th Field Regiment , 44th Canadian Field Battery of the Royal Canadian Artillery and later as part of the 78th Canadian Field Battery.
Accession Code
BV020.27
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
1939-1947, predominant 1942-1945
Media Type
Textual Record
Related Material
See also: Interview with Marianne May Bateman February 22, 1978 - Tracks 1-4. City of Burnaby Archives Item No. MSS137-014-1
Notes
Title based on contents of series
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1991
Collection/Fonds
Pixie McGeachie collection
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Item No.
MSS065-025
Scope and Content
File consists of children's thank you letters from Brantford School for a presentation Pixie McGeachie did in spring of 1991.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1991
Collection/Fonds
Pixie McGeachie collection
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS065-025
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Accession Number
2011-04
Scope and Content
File consists of children's thank you letters from Brantford School for a presentation Pixie McGeachie did in spring of 1991.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV991.43.1
Description
Stormin' Norman - Letter -- [1991] Letter, with envelope; from General H. Norman Schwartzkopf (U.S. Army, retired) re: carousel horse "Stormin' Norman"; white paper, typed? message; red flying flag at top, four white stars, on gold pole; "September 17, 1991", "Dear Ms. Stevens,..."; envelope addres…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV991.43.1
Description
Stormin' Norman - Letter -- [1991] Letter, with envelope; from General H. Norman Schwartzkopf (U.S. Army, retired) re: carousel horse "Stormin' Norman"; white paper, typed? message; red flying flag at top, four white stars, on gold pole; "September 17, 1991", "Dear Ms. Stevens,..."; envelope addressed to "MS. MARJORIE STEVENS" "809 SAWCUT AVENUE" "VANCOUVER, BC" "V5Z 4A2" "CANADA"; return address "General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, USA (Ret.)" "United States Central Command" "MacDill AFB, FL 33608-7001" "FOR OFFICIAL BUSINESS"; type is not even, some letters are only partly printed; postmarked in red, "MAC DILL A.F.B." "FLA." "SEP 18 '91" "U.S. POSTAGE" "0.40" "METER" "F" "8317187"?; stained at left and right sides
Colour
White
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Robert Burnaby Letters - Book Proposal

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
62519
Meeting Date
22-Nov-1999
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
62519
Meeting Date
22-Nov-1999
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Envelope re letter from Department of Municipal Affairs

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1968
Collection/Fonds
Elmer Wilson Martin fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 envelope
Item No.
00006
Scope and Content
Item consists of an envelope for a letter addressed to Mr. E.W. Martin at 7231 Sutliff Street, Burnaby from Department of Municipal Affairs, Parliament Buildings, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Elmer Wilson Martin fonds
Description Level
Item
Collection/Fonds No.
BV001
Series
003
Item No.
00006
Physical Description
1 envelope
Scope and Content
Item consists of an envelope for a letter addressed to Mr. E.W. Martin at 7231 Sutliff Street, Burnaby from Department of Municipal Affairs, Parliament Buildings, Victoria B.C.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Letters and Envelopes
Names
Martin, Elmer Wilson
Accession Code
BV019.40.4
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
1968
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of item
Images
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Letter from Murray to May Bateman

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
March 1947
Collection/Fonds
E.W. Bateman family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
2 p.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a handwritten letter to May Bateman from a person named "Murray". Return address at the top of the letter is "Y.M.C.A. Vancouver, B.C.". Murray writes to May expressing his extreme gratitude for her friendship.
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
E.W. Bateman family fonds
Description Level
Item
Series
World War II letters series
Physical Description
2 p.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a handwritten letter to May Bateman from a person named "Murray". Return address at the top of the letter is "Y.M.C.A. Vancouver, B.C.". Murray writes to May expressing his extreme gratitude for her friendship.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Letters and Envelopes
Names
Bateman, Marianne May
Accession Code
BV020.27.42
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
March 1947
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of item
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Envelope addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Don Copan

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
July 1984
Collection/Fonds
Donald Copan collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 envelope
Scope and Content
Item consists of an envelope addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. Don Copan / 4667 Highlawn Dr. / Burnaby B.C." with return address "Office of the Mayor / 4949 Canada Way / Burnaby, British Columbia / V5G 1M2" and postal stamp in red ink reading "BURNABY / HOME OF THE 1984 / B.C. SUMMER GAMES / JULY 19-22".
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Donald Copan collection
Description Level
Item
Series
Burnaby Summer Games series
Physical Description
1 envelope
Scope and Content
Item consists of an envelope addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. Don Copan / 4667 Highlawn Dr. / Burnaby B.C." with return address "Office of the Mayor / 4949 Canada Way / Burnaby, British Columbia / V5G 1M2" and postal stamp in red ink reading "BURNABY / HOME OF THE 1984 / B.C. SUMMER GAMES / JULY 19-22".
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Letters and Envelopes
Names
Copan, Donald Angus "Don"
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV021.4.22
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
July 1984
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of item
Images
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Apartment study notice addressed to A.G. Shore

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
8 Mar. 1966
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Document collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 p.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a notice from the Corporation of the District of Burnaby, addressed to A.G. Shore, 1322 Gilmore Avenue, Burnaby regarding an Apartment Study for proposed apartment developments. The notice is dated March 8, 1966 and is signed by Burnaby Reeve, Alan H. Emmott. Notice is double sid…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Document collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 p.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a notice from the Corporation of the District of Burnaby, addressed to A.G. Shore, 1322 Gilmore Avenue, Burnaby regarding an Apartment Study for proposed apartment developments. The notice is dated March 8, 1966 and is signed by Burnaby Reeve, Alan H. Emmott. Notice is double sided and includes a map of with locations of apartment development proposals.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Letters and Envelopes
Accession Code
BV999.10.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
8 Mar. 1966
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of item
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Reference letter for William Holmes

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1858 and 1859]
Collection/Fonds
William Holmes fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 p. of textual records
Scope and Content
Item consists of a letter reading as a character reference for William Holmes, Toronto, December 17, 1858. The letter refers to William's character as a gentleman in good standing of Holmesville in the County of Huron where he has been actively employed in Commercial pursuits in Upper Canada and h…
Administrative History
William Holmes was the first non-Indigenous resident of Burnaby.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
William Holmes fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 p. of textual records
Material Details
Letter is fragile with torn and stained sections
Scope and Content
Item consists of a letter reading as a character reference for William Holmes, Toronto, December 17, 1858. The letter refers to William's character as a gentleman in good standing of Holmesville in the County of Huron where he has been actively employed in Commercial pursuits in Upper Canada and his intention to emigrate to British Columbia. The letter is signed and certified on the verso by various officials including; "G.E. Cartier", Attourney General of Lower Canada; John A. Macdonald, Attourney General of Upper Canada; Sidney Smith, Post Master General; George Sherwood, Receiver General; John Rose, Soliciter General; Charles Alleyn, Provincial Secretary; P.M. VanKaughnet [sic], Commissioner of Crown Lands and A.T. Galt, Inspector General of Canada. The letter includes a wax Common Seal of the City of Toronto and is certified the 6th day of January 1859. Text on first page of letter reads: "The Bearer William Holmes Esq / late of Holmesville in the County of Huron has for some years been actively employed in Com- / mmercial pursuits in Upper / Canada, but now intends to emigrate to British Columbia / We have great pleasure in / certifying that Mr. Holmes is / a Gentleman of good standing / for character and capacity / and that his connectiions (are) [sic] / highly respectable; his brother / John Holmes Esq at present / holding the dignified and responsible / office of Warden (Equivalent to / Mayor) of the Municipal Council". letter continues on verso to read: "of the United Counties of Huron / and Bruce, which Counties he / also respresents in Parliament..." signatures of officials beneath. Written vertically down the left hand side of the verso is the following text "I certify that the Signature attached to / this document are the bona- / fide Signature of the parties / named & that they hold the / respective offices (within) mentioned / within. In testimony whereof I have / herunto set my hand and caused / the Common Seal of the City of Toronto / to be herunto affixed this 6th day of / January 1859" with signatures below "D.V. Mead / Mayor / A.M. Jones [sic] / Chamberlain".
Administrative History
William Holmes was the first non-Indigenous resident of Burnaby.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Letters and Envelopes
Names
Holmes, William
Accession Code
BV997.50.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[between 1858 and 1859]
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of item
Images
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 101

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
The letters of Robert Burnaby “COALING” ~ LETTER NO. 16 ~ Victoria, V.I. July 2L‘ 1859 Dear Tom, My correspondence has for some time been of the straggling order owing to the multiplicity of affairs on my hands; now I hope to do better as orders have been given for great retrenchment in
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 102

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 103

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
The letters of Robert Burnaby German named Voigt living among them with a squaw wife, and doing an extensive lot of gardening in the potato cabbage and watermelon line. It seemed so strange to find a fellow foregoing all civilisation and retiring into savage life. I have a shrewd suspicion
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 104

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 105

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
The letters of Robert Burnaby and all that sort of thing, and dug an experimental pit of about 8 feet deep without arriving at anything satisfactory. We took away about “a sack” of fair coal, and some very nice specimens of fossil leaves in a fine sandstone lying just above the coal. Our
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 106

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 107

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
The letters of Robert Burnaby R. Burnaby. ~ LETTER NO. 17 ~ In camp, Burrards Inlet 11th August 1859 My dearest Mother and Sisters, Here I am under canvas, lying on a mat with a pair of folded blankets for a table, writing to thank you for your welcome letters and most ac- ceptable
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 108

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 109

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
The letters of Robert Burnaby The Indians behave most handsomely, they know that I am a Tyhee who was with the “horse soldiers”, Tyhee “Conomody” as they called him, and are on the best behaviour, they promise to shew us gold, but I do not yet know whether to go or not, as it is a wilder and
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 110

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
COALING ~ LETTER NO. 18 ~ Engineer Camp, New Westminster Aug. 25‘h 1859 My dearest Mother, The day after my last letter from Burrard Inlet, we had a little scene with the Indians, who heard a rumour that some of their tribe were to be hung for the murders of the men at the saw-mill which I
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 111

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
The letters of Robert Burnaby Our party now consists of Moberley the Canadian, who is with me as a Companion, and three men, two Bills and Mike, all excellent fel- lows, Yankee Bill cooks and makes fine preparations of Pork and beans in various forms with an occasional stew of wild duck when
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 112

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 113

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
The letters of Robert Burnaby and if you could only have seen us the other day after penetrating where a white man had never been before! up a raging mountain torrent that tore through great chasms in the rocks, making every two or three hun- dred yards quite a fine cascade, lying in the mid
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 114

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
send me so much news, and so happily and prettily written, that I look upon it as yeast to lighten the Dough of the business letter in which it travels. Lue, if you do not tell me all about your London trip and the Handel festival, I will never come back! Harry and Rose, redolent of Dublin gaiety
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Coaling (Letters 16-19) p. 115

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
The letters of Robert Burnaby and still thank God, I hear of happiness at home, and though perhaps the bright ideas of this place have not as yet assumed all their golden reality, there has been enough to promise well, and nothing to excite regret at the step I then took, saving always that
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Colonial Stumping (Letters 30-38) p. 138

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
“COLONIAL STUMPING” ~ LETTER NO. 30 ~ Victoria, V.I. March I860 My dearest Rose ... Your illustrious brother has now assumed a new phase, Chair- man of a Public Meeting! to discuss Governor Douglas and his ideas of Taxation. The gathering took place in an “upper room” the largest available
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Colonial Stumping (Letters 30-38) p. 139

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
The letters of Robert Burnaby the Sons of God and the daughters of men: so also between the Sons of Toil and the daughters of Work, many were the “lovyers” and assiduous the Naval Brigade, but the ladies were flirty and flighty: and refused to say Yea! But the High Sheriff of the Island, G.W
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Colonial Stumping (Letters 30-38) p. 140

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
COLONIAL STUMPING ~ LETTER NO. 31 ~ Victoria, V.I. March 26'^ I860 My dear Rector For I do believe you are the only rector in the family; accept my warm- est congratulations dear Brother on your long looked for, and well earned preferment, and tho’ it is small, small beginnings make big
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Colonial Stumping (Letters 30-38) p. 141

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
The letters of Robert Burnaby everybody on the grounds that he was off to a wild and barbarous land where they knew nothing of churches and so forth; and when he gets here, he sets to work to get more money and says that what he collected at home was for other objects: and that we must pay our
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Colonial Stumping (Letters 30-38) p. 142

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
) without his mighty aid. With all the love I have, ever believe me. Dear Tom, Your fondly affec. Br. Rbt. Burnaby ~ LETTER NO. 32 ~ Victoria, V.I. May 10‘h I860 My dearest Mother, ... I have not time for a very long letter, but you will be glad to hear that I continue, thank God, in most excellent
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Colonial Stumping (Letters 30-38) p. 143

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
The letters of Robert Burnaby Blankets and some “grub” and guns etc. down the Coast, till we hit on some pretty spot when we haul up for the night. Build a big fire, round which after tea we sit, sing songs and chat, finally roiling ourselves up in our Blankets, and sleeping under the open sky
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Colonial Stumping (Letters 30-38) p. 144

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Book
Land of promise : Robert Burnaby's letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
Type
Book Chapter
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2002
COLONIAL STUMPING ~ LETTER NO. 33 ~ Victoria, V.I. June 8*'’ 1860 My dear Tom, ... Firstly, bulletin of health - very good - an occasional snatch of spring bile and so forth , soon over; next - business report - “middling that is but so so”. Pile still looming in the future - Gold by no
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The letters of Robert Burnaby silk handkerchiefs etc. shewing gaily in the dark green foliage. Now for the smells! horrible and filthy, and mind you pick your way. So we ar- rive at last amongst the huts. The rudest possible structures, uprights and lean-tos of “sticks” - lined with mats; in
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of Blankets, and give a Rice feed, which will close ail hostilities. I have had a long chat since commencing this letter with a Mr Duncan, Wesleyan Missionary, at Fort Simpson some way further north, and he says the Swan’s down is a token of Peace, and that they blow it over a person, or persons
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The letters of Robert Burnaby Ever dear Brother, Your truly affec. Rbt. Burnaby. LETTER NO. 34 Victoria, V.I. July 14* 1860 My dearest Mother, ... For about a week I have been laid up in bed with a pretty sharp attack of Fever and Bile: but am now, thank God, up and about again: and all
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Colonial Stumping (Letters 30-38) p. 148

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any moment to the officers. I will write a longer letter next Mail with accounts of my complete restoration to strength; as it is I feel to have got through as much as can well be managed at this time, except to send to you dearest Mother, to Tom, Sally, and all dear Sisters, Brothers and friends
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The letters of Robert Burnaby Farm is about 3V2 miles from Victoria, very picturesquely situated on the Bank of the “Avon” that runs up from Victoria Harbour, and winds round till it nearly joins Esquimalt Harbour - it is just now harvest time and immediately under the windows are two fields
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is a strange thing but the greater the distance that separates us from Home, the more are we reminded of it by the smallest trifles, and in the same way a letter full of the most trivial family matters is the most highly prized. I certainly have no reason to complain of my correspondents at home
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The letters of Robert Burnaby I hope there is some fishing and sport for Tom. I left for New Westminster on the 25*'’ Sept. by Steamer in the even- ing, played a rubber on board and to bed awaking next morning well up the Fraser and within an hour of Westminster. There the “City” with its
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The letters of Robert Burnaby ing so many Blankets than in possessing Dollars. The Fraser is very rapid between Fort Hope and Fort Yale the next turn up the river; you make the trip in canoe and though only 15 miles it takes you 6 hours to get there. The scenery becomes more rocky and wilder
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Sally for her steady dispatches always so welcome; love to all, Tom Dick, Harry, Mary and the girls and all to yourself dearest Mother always from Your ever affec. Son, Rbt. Burnaby ~ LETTER NO. 37 ~ Victoria, V.I. 8*'’ December 1860 My dearest Mother In comes the Mail and out it goes in half
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The letters of Robert Burnaby hopeful nor in better spirits. Tom’s letter of Oct. 4* just put into my hand, with a scrap from Rose also. I heard from Henderson by last Mail how very ill Beaumont had been and off to Brighton, he was then better. Glad to hear such good accounts of all at home
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Colonial Stumping (Letters 30-38) p. 156

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The letters of Robert Burnaby days, as there are many men to see, and scattered far and wide. The farthest outlying voter is some fifteen miles from McKenzie’s along a road dreadful in parts, and in some places most lovely: passing over open plains dotted with oaks, close along the sea shore
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