Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item CUMB_982.020.024 - 2 Envelopes and 2 letters to Foo Yuen Co., Hwang Je-Syen and Hwang Pal-Gwang

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2 Envelopes and 2 letters to Foo Yuen Co., Hwang Je-Syen and Hwang Pal-Gwang

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CA CUMB CUMB_982.020.024

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  • 1929-08-06 (Creation)

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2 envelopes (A-B); A: 9.5 x 16 cm; paper; white, black writing; one red stamp on front; B: 15.5 x 7.5 cm; paper; white, red stripe, black writing; 2 letters (C-D); C: 26 x 12 cm; paper; white, red lines, black writing; D: 23 x 10 cm; paper; off white, black writing, red stamps.

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Hong On Tai Jan Co.

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Sam Hop Toy Sun

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Foo Yuen Co.

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Hwang Je-Syen

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Lu-Fong Co.

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Hwang Pal-Gwang

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A: envelope is from Hong On Tai Jan Co. Sam Hop Toy Sun, in Canton China; it is addressed to Foo Yuen Co. in Cumberland B.C. B: envelope is addressed to Hwang Je-Syen in Cumberland B.C. from his Mother; C: letter is to Hwang Je-Syen from his Mother mentioning Jang-Li (full translation available); D: letter is a fee statement from Lu-Fong Co. to Hwang Pal-Gwang. Date: August 6, 1929; Photographed: 982.020.024 C (letter); (Translated by: Sen-Shou Lin June, 4th, 1988).

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TALBOT, PAT 1982-04-08


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905.8 KiB


October 9, 2015 12:52 PM

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