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RETURN To an Address to His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor praying him to cause to be sent down to the… British Columbia. Legislative Assembly 1896

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 59 Vict. East Kootenay Reserves. 943
RETURN
To an Address to His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor praying him to cause to be
sent down to the House a Return showing for what reason 480,000 acres were
reserved in the south-east corner of the Province, and 240,000 acres at Elk River,
Michell Creek, and Coal Creek, in East Kootenay; what the Government
purposes in connection with railway reserves, and what the railway reserves were,
referred to in the Hon. Chief Commissioner's answer to a question on 4th March.
Also, the authority under which such reserves were made.
By Command.
G. B. MARTIN,
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works.
Lands and Works Department,
10th March, 1896.
Certified copy of a Report of a Committee  of the Honourable the Executive Council, approved
by His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor on the 25th day of February, 1890.
On a memorandum from the Honourable Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, dated
24th February, 1890, recommending that the following described tracts of lands which are
situated in East Kootenay District be reserved from sale or settlement until further notice,
viz.:—
A belt of land five miles in width along the east side of Elk River, extending between a
point five miles below Morrisey Creek and a point twenty-eight miles above Michell Creek.
Also a belt two and a half miles in width on each side of Coal Creek, extending to the
summit.
Also a belt three miles in width on each side of Michell Creek, and on each side of the
east and west branches of said creek to the summit.
The Committee advise approval.
A. Campbell Reddie,
Deputy Clerk Executive Council.
Certified copy of a Report of the Honourable the Executive Council, approved by His Honour
the Lieutenant-Governor on the 11th day of August, 1890.
On a memorandum from the Honourable Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works, dated
2nd August, 1890, recommending that a block of land enclosed by the following boundaries be
reserved from pre-emption and settlement until further notice, viz.:—
Commencing at a point on the eastern boundary of the Province of British Columbia, in
the Crow's Nest Pass; thence southerly along the eastern boundary to a point on the 49th
parallel of latitude ; thence west along the said parallel twenty-five miles; thence in a northerly
direction to the junction of Morrisey Creek with Elk River ; thence easterly to the point of
commencement.
The Committee advise approval.
A. Campbell Reddie
Deputy Clerk Executive Council. 944 East Kootenay Reserves. 1896
Certified copy of a Report of a Committee of the Honourable the Executive Council, approved
by His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor on the 6th day of May, 1891.
Upon a memorandum from the Honourable the Attorney-General, dated the 2nd day of
May, 1891, stating that by an Act passed in the year 1888 a Company was incorporated under
the name of the Crow's Nest and Kootenay Lake Railway Company, for the purpose of
constructing and operating a railway from some point at or near the junction of Summit
Creek with Michell Creek, in the Kootenay District; thence by way of Elk River to the
Upper Kootenay River; thence by way of Oranbrook and Mooyie Pass and Goat River to a
point on the Kootenay River at or near its junction with Kootenay River; and that by an
Act passed in the year 1890 intituled "An Act in aid of certain Railways," the Lieutenant-
Governor in Council was empowered to grant to the said Company, under certain conditions,
20,000 acres of public lands for each mile of railway constructed. And that by an Act
passed in the present year and intituled "An Act to amend the Crow's Nest and Kootenay
Lake Railway Company Act, 1888," the name of the said Company was changed, and is now
known as the " The British Columbia Southern Railway Company," and further stating that
the said Company have now made application that the following described tract of land,
amounting approximately to 400,000 acres, may be set apart and reserved for them as an
initial block in the said grant, viz.:—Commencing at a point of the eastern boundary of the
Province of British Columbia in the Crow's Nest Pass; thence southerly along the eastern
boundary to a point on the 49th parallel of latitude; thence west along the said parallel
twenty-five miles; thence in a northerly direction to the junction of Morrisey Creek with Elk
River; thence easterly to the point of commencement.
And recommending that in view of the proposal of the said Company to expend a sum of
not less that $34,000 in boring for coal and coal oil in the said tract of land, and for other
purposes connected with the same, the said tract of land should be set apart and reserved for
the said Company as such initial block as aforesaid, to be conveyed to the Company upon
condition (but not otherwise) of their complying in all things with their Act of Incorporation
and with the provisions of the hereinbefore recited Statutes.
The Committee advise approval.
A. Campbell Reddie,
Deputy Clerk Executive Council.
victoria, B.C.:
Printed by Richard Wowenden, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.
1898.

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