Fonds - Britannia Hotel fonds

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Britannia Hotel fonds

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  • 1903-1913 (Creation)
    Britannia Hotel (Nanaimo, B.C.)

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1 v.

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The earliest references to the Britannia Hotel place it on Commercial Street near Wharf Street in 1866. Over time, the Britannia Hotel had many different names, including Peck's and the Oriental, and several different locations, including Victoria Crescent and Commercial Street and a variety of owners and/or managers including T.E. Peck, Thomas Wall, Mr. Bolton, Mr. Hindmarsh and William and James Wilks. During the period covered by the order book the hotel was owned or managed by Robert and Ellen Robertson.

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Fonds consists of a ledger recording the monthly receipts and expenditures of the hotel. Each double page covers one month. The daily total of receipts is entered on the left hand leaf and the right hand folio has the specific expenditures of each day.

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BCAUL control number: NCAI-208

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