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1898/14 re Chinese miners on Fraser River – encroaching on an Indian reserve


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Copy Summary Convictions GG. - (Section 872.)

Warrant of Commitment on an order of the first instance.


To all or any of the Constables and other Peace Officers in the said County of Westminster and to the Keeper of the Common Gaol of the County of Westminster at Yale, in the said County of Westminster

WHEREAS, on March 17th last past, complaint was made before the undersigned A. Irwin Esq Indian Agent, a Justice of the Peace in and for the said County District of Yale, for that Hop Lee did unlawfully trespass by mining and residing on the fore shore of the Spuzzum Indian Reserve on Wednesday March 16th 1898

and afterwards, to wit, on the Seventeenth day of March at The Court House Yale and Hop Lee appeared before me, the said Justice, and thereupon having considered the matter of the complaint I adjudged the said Hop Lee

BC Archives GR-0419 Box 75 File 1898/14 BRITISH COLUMBIA, ATTORNEY GENERAL Attorney General documents.