Item FC 3213 L55 020.003 - 1841 (Feb) from Mary Hugill to Smithurst

Transcript 1841 Feb 25 - Letter from Hugill 1

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1841 (Feb) from Mary Hugill to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 020.003

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  • February 25, 1841 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper, gold fore-edge, embossed “R Horne Whitby” within an oval border

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Place: Whitby [North Yorkshire, England]

From: Mary Hugill

To: Rev’d John Smithurst

Delivery: Forwarded by the Church Missionary Society to Red River Settlement via Hudson's Bay Company supply ship and canoe brigade, and thence by courier to the Indian Settlement at Netley Creek

Details: 3 pp + integral address face

Notes: Letter from a cousin, with family news (illnesses, etc.). She asks if she can send him a gift of pickles, preserves or cakes, and to do so.

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Hole where the seal was. Small tears at intersection of creases.

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

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