Item FC 3213 L55 020.007 - 1842 (Apr) from William Cockran to Smithurst

Transcript 1842 Apr 21 - Letter from Cockran 1

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1842 (Apr) from William Cockran to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 020.007

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  • April 21, 1842 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper with integral address face, originally sealed with red wax

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(ca.1796-1865)

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An Anglican clergyman and early missionary in Rupert's Land.

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Place: Grand Rapids [Red River Settlement]

From: William Cockran

To: Rev. J. Smithurst [Indian Settlement]

Delivery: Carried by courier

Details: 2pp + integral address face

Notes: Rev. Cockran writes to Rev. Smithurst to let him know that Rev. Abraham Cowley will be visiting him to discuss the details of opening a mission at Manitoba [Lake]. Rev. Cockran is anxious to establish a mission there, and mentions that Mr. Roberts is content to stay in Red River as a catechist.

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1/6 of the paper has been carefully torn away

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

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