Council to meet with Victoria City Council to decide the leper matter – November 13, 1891

A committee was appointed to meet with representatives from Victoria to establish a jointly-funded leprosy quarantine facility.

This transcript was made in 2016 by Transcribimus volunteer Margaret Sutherland
and sponsored by Shirley Barnett

City of Vancouver Archives
Series 23-A Volume 4 page 565 only

[Vol. 4, pg. 565]

November 13, 1981
A Special Meeting of the Council was held on Friday November 13th 1891.

Present His Worship the Mayor and Aldermen Carroll, Scoullar, Templeton, Hobson, Wm Brown and C. L. Brown.

The object of the meeting was to discuss the Leper matter.

A deputation from the City Council of Victoria was expected to arrive next day, and it was decided that a joint meeting should be held with a view of coming to an arrangement between the two cities towards bearing the expense of the Keep of the lepers in both Cities.

Moved by Alderman Wm Brown.
Seconded by “ Hobson.
That his Worship the Mayor and Aldermen Carroll, Templeton and Scoullar be appointed to wait upon the Victoria Deputation to confer with them upon the Leper matter.

The Council then adjourned.

D. Oppenheimer

Thomas F. McGuigan
City Clerk