Special Meeting to review the agreement with Claude Gauthier to have a smelting works within the City of Vancouver.

This transcript was made in 2014 by Transcribimus volunteer Margaret Sutherland

and sponsored by The Oppenheimer Group

original handwritten minutes here

City of Vancouver Archives
Series 23-A Volume 2 page 209 only

[vol 2 page 209]

Vancouver Feb 23rd 1888

A Special Meeting of the City Council was held on Thursday, February 23rd 1888 to take into consideration an Agreement with Claude Gauthier re the erection of Smelting works within the limits of the City of Vancouver.

Present His Worship Mayor Oppenheimer, Aldermen Alexander, Bell-Irving, Couth, Dougall, Humphries, Mannion and Oppenheimer.

The draft form of the proposed Agreement was read over clause by clause and after some slight changes it was moved by Alderman Mannion Seconded by Alderman Dougall.

That the Agreement be referred to the His Worship the Mayor and the City Solicitor to be finally revised and that it be executed on behalf of the Corporation by the Mayor and the City Clerk and forwarded to the Board of British Columbia, London Eng. Carried.

The Council then adjourned.

D. Oppenheimer, Mayor

Thos. F. McGuigan, City Clerk

Council reviews C. Gauthier smelting works agreement – February 23, 1888
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