Item FC 3213 L55 020.011 - 1845 (Feb) from William Buckley to Smithurst

Transcript 1845 Feb 26 - Letter from Buckley 1

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1845 (Feb) from William Buckley to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 020.011

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  • February 26, 1845 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper+ integral address face with postal marks, one clearly from Wirksworth, and remnants of a red wax seal

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The Reverend William Buckley was Rector of All Saints Church in Middleton, England for 39 years. He is remembered for having the church and rectory restored with stained glass windows created by the famous William Morris, a friend.

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Place: Middleton [Derbyshire, England]

From: William Buckley

To: Rev’d J. Smithurst, Church Mission House / Salisbury Square, Fleet Street, London

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

Details: 3pp + integral address face with postal marks

Notes: Letter from a friend with news from home.

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

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