Applications for liquor permits received – May 17, 1886

Applications for Liquor Permits were referred to the License Commissioners. Alderman Balfour given two weeks’ leave.

This transcript was made in 2012 by Transcribimus volunteer
Margaret Sutherland

original handwritten minutes here

City of Vancouver Archives
Series 23-A Volume 1 pages 10-11


The Council met in the usual place on Monday May 17, 1886 at 7:30 P.M. His Worship the Mayor in the Chair. Present Aldermen Balfour, Caldwell, Griffith, Humphries, L.A. Hamilton, E.P. Hamilton and Northcott.

The minutes of last meeting read and adopted.

Communication was read from Alderman Balfour asking for two weeks leave of absence. Granted.

Applications for Liquor Permits from Mr. Martin referred to License Commissioners. Moved by Alderman Coldwell seconded by Alderman Humphries that the council adjourn to meet again in the usual place on Tuesday evening May 18 at 7:30 P.M. Carried.

Chas A. Coldwell, Chairman
Thos F. McGuigan, City Clerk