Item FC 3213 L55 019.016 - 1845 (Jan) from Henry Budd to Smithurst

Transcript 1845 Jan 7 - Letter from Budd Scan 1845 Budd pg1&4 Scan 1845 Budd pg2&3

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1845 (Jan) from Henry Budd to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 019.016

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  • January 7, 1845 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper with integral address face.

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First Indigenous North American to be ordained priest by the Church of England, and founder of the mission at Riviere du Pas (The Pas, MB).

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Place: Cumberland Station

From: Hy Budd

To: Revd J. Smithurst, Indian Settlement

Details: 3pp and integral address face

Notes: In his letter, Henry Budd apologizes profusely for his sins, while never quite explaining what sins he has committed. He refers to being the victim of baseless allegations from several girls who have been paid to accuse him. Budd tells Rev. Smithurst that he plans to leave the mission at Cumberland Station at the end of the year.

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

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