Item FC 3213 L55 019.006 - 1841 (Sept) from Ina Cowie to Smithurst

Transcript 1841 Sept 1 - Letter from Cowie

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1841 (Sept) from Ina Cowie to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 019.006

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  • September 1, 1841 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper with integral address face and remnants of a red wax seal.

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Place: York Factory

From: Ina Cowie

To: Revd John Smithurst, Red River

Details: 2pp with integral address

Notes: A letter of effusive thanks for Rev. Smithurst’s kindness in recommending Ina Cowie to the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) for employment. It seems Rev. Smithurst spoke with his friend Captain Herd on Cowie’s behalf. Cowie also mentions that he wishes to write to the Church Missionary Society to let them know of Rev. Smithurst’s thoughtfulness.

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Bruce Peel Special Collections is part of the University of Alberta Libraries.

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