Item FC 3213 L55 019.027 - 1848 (May) from Duncan Finlayson to Smithurst

Transcript 1848 May 1 - Letter from D. Finlayson

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1848 (May) from Duncan Finlayson to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 019.027

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  • May 1, 1848 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper with integral address face.

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(ca. 1796-1862)

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1839 - 1844 Hudson's Bay Company Chief Factor at Fort Garry in charge of the Red River district. Finlayson moved to Lachine where he served as an HBC Agent in the district of Montreal nearly continuously from 1844-1859, upon which time he retired.

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Place: Lachine

From: Dun: Finlayson

To: The Revd Jn Smithurst, Red River Settlement

Details: 2pp and integral address face

Notes: Duncan Finlayson writes to Rev. Smithurst. Sir George Simpson is travelling by steam to Sault de St. Marie soon. He answers questions about subscriptions to the New York Albion and the Church. Finlayson is startled by the new republics in France and Prussia, and the fear in Russia, Austria, and the Italian states. He also mentions that Ireland is in "a very disturbed State."

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

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