This book is in English as well as Chinese; it is signed by various people between 1901-1911; the names and signatures read: Chow Wing Yick 1911, David Chow, David W. Chow 645 Main St. Cumberland B.C., Mrs. B.W. Chow 1911, Cumberland B.C., as well as other signatures that are not legible.
Envelope (B) is from Hong Kong and addressed to Hwang Je-Syen from Hwang Ren-II; letter (A) stating that the sender received money from Je-Syen and that “Your family is fine, so don’t worry about it.”; envelope C is addressed to “Sing Shun & Co. PO Box 183, Cumberland B.C. from “Wing Shing in Hong Kong; Cumberland B.C. postage stamp on the back. Date: May 1930; Photographed: 983.025.002 A (letter); Full translation available.
A: is a book calculating income and expenses for each month of the year (1929), it was likely from the Buddhist Temple that once stood in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. B-H: is a letter inside of the book which was found in an old building (possibly the Gambling Hall) in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.; Date: January 1929- December 1929.