File 3-07 - Letter and document drafts notebook

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Letter and document drafts notebook

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  • April 27, 1929-December 20, 1930 (Creation)

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Notebook contains drafts of Spring's letters and documents and notes regarding attempts to settle his "Modus Vivendi" claims. Notable correspondents include James Horace King, Minister of Soldiers Civil Re-Establishment; Alan Webster Neill, Member of Parliament for Comox-Alberni; Captain H. Paxton; Sidney Webb, Secretary of State for the Dominions; F.A. Pauline, Agent General for British Columbia; Richard Bedford Bennett, Prime Minister of Canada; William A. Found, Director of Fisheries; William Lyon Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada; Captain Walter E. Adams; Senator Andrew Haydon; Wilfred Hanbury, Liberal party candidate; Simon Fraser Tolmie, Premier of British Columbia. The notebook also contains a handwritten transcript of the May 6, 1929 exchange regarding sealing claims in the House of Commons and Spring's response, as well as a draft memorial to Sidney Webb. Loose notes, drafts, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera are interleaved throughout the notebook.

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