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1888-1898 journal

File contains a journal of expenses and payments related Spring's business with entries from March 12, 1888 to October 20, 1898 (page 217). Entries include expenditures for good and services for vessels, wages, and other expenses. Some entries are out of chronological order. No entries exist between September 1892 and October 1898. Many of the pages in the journal are loose.

Accounting of 1892 season losses

File contains accountings of losses and damages sustained by Charles Spring, W. Walker, owner of the S.S. "Mischief," and H. Paxton, owner of the schooner "Wanderer."

Agreement and account of crew for schooner "Penelope"

The file contains the agreement and account of crew for the schooner "Penelope," owned by Donald Urquhart. The document serves as an employment contract for the voyage and provides a list of crew members and particulars of engagement, discharge, and release. Notes the release of crew members due to sickness and the engagement of new crew members.

Agreement and account of crew for schooner "Venture"

The file contains the agreement and account of crew for the schooner "Venture," owned by Donald Urquhart. The document serves as an employment contract for the voyage and provides a list of crew members and particulars of engagement, discharge, and release. Notes the desertion of three crew members.

Bauers, Warrens, and Claydon

A group of men, women, and children pose on the steps of a house. William A. Bauer stands at the front holding his wife Maud's hand. The house is believed to be 1218 Seaton St. See also UL_1015_3 and UL_1015_49.

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Cereno J. Kelley correspondence

File consists primarily of correspondence between Spring and Captain Cereno Jones Kelley that references exchanges of statements, information, and figures relating to claims for vessels "Kate" and "Favourite." The file also includes a copy of Kelley's letter to F.B. Marvin & Co. upon the seizure of the steamer "Coquitlam," and a document regarding the "Modus Vivendi" on C.J. Kelley & Co. stationery in an unknown hand.

Charles Spring declaration

File contains typed and handwritten draft copies of the declaration of Charles Spring, with index. Supporting exhibits provide an accounting of monetary losses during the 1892-1893 sealing season.

[Collage of areas of water near Victoria B.C.]

Collage of two photographs. First photograph is a view of the Wharves Inner Harbour, Victoria B.C. and buildings next to the harbour. Second photograph depicts a group of people waiting to board a boat at the Victoria Arm. Captions: "The Wharves Inner Harbour, Victoria B.C." and "The Gorge, Victoria Arm, Victroia B.C.".

Clarke, C. E. and Henderson, H. S.

Correspondence 1913-1914

File contains letters related to "Modus Vivendi" claims for the schooners "Kate" and "Favorite" and correspondence in response Spring's 1914 petition and memorial to Parliament. Notable correspondents include George Henry Barnard, Member of Parliament for Victoria City; John Douglas Hazen, Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Charles Edmund Kingsmill, Director of Naval Services; Martin Burrell, Minister of Agriculture. The file also includes typed copies of the notice of liability to interruption issued to sealers in March 1892, a copy of a letter received from L.A. Cattaliar, Under Secretary of State, in 1895 regarding the sealers' unsuccessful claims for losses, and estimates of losses incurred during the season.

Correspondence 1917-1926

File contains sporadic correspondence regarding sealing claims from 1917-1918, 1921-1922, and 1925-1926. Notable correspondents include Wilfrid Laurier; Ward Fisher, Deputy Minister of the Naval Service; the Deputy Minister of Justice; Fred A. McGregor, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister; Pierre Joseph Arthur Cardin, Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Thomas Mulvey, Under Secretary of State; R.A. Sargent, barrister.

Correspondence, incoming (1 of 3)

File contains incoming correspondence dated February 1979 to June 1979. Topics include referendums, constitutional amendments, office equipment, newsletters, support of causes and other unions, university procedure, union staffing and membership, disciplinary action, leaves of absence, public visibility, grievances with UBC, unemployment insurance, symposium proceedings on UBC day care, job descriptions, legal representation, educational courses, insurance benefits, the All-items Index of Consumer Prices for Canada, membership meetings, and a request for student volunteers.

Correspondence, incoming (2 of 3)

File contains incoming correspondence dated December 1978 to March 1979. Topics include support of causes and other unions, newsletters, arbitration, the Provincial Convention, the Consumer Price Index, educational courses, union staffing and membership, formation of an AUCE Travel Club, office equipment, pension plans, finances, the Essential Services Disputes Act, relations and negotiations with UBC, job descriptions, debates of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, steward seminars, and human rights.

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