Item FC 3213 L55 019.014 - 1844 (May) from Daniel Aillud to Smithurst

Transcript 1844 May 8 - Letter from Aillud

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1844 (May) from Daniel Aillud to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 019.014

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  • May 8, 1844 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper and an envelope.

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Place: St. Paul's Cray Kent

From: Daniel Aillud

To: The Revd John Smithurst, Indian Settlement, Red River, Hudsons Bay, Nth America

Details: 2pp

Notes: Daniel Aillud writes to Rev. Smithurst requesting a character reference so that he can leave his work as a sailor on the “Prince Rupert” for the Hudson’s Bay Company. He also discusses the death of his father, who died while he was at sea.

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