Item FC 3213 L55 019.026 - 1848 (Apr) from John Black to Smithurst

Transcript 1848 Apr 24 - Letter from Black

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1848 (Apr) from John Black to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 019.026

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  • April 24, 1848 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper with integral address face.

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Arrived in Red River in 1839 as deputy to recorder Adam Thom, became the HBC Chief Accountant, left the HBC in 1854. Returned in 1861 as tribunal judge over the court of Assiniboia, remaining until 1870.

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Place: Lower Fort Garry

From: John Black

To: Revd John Smithurst

Details: 2pp and integral address face.

Notes: John Black writes to Rev. Smithurst that he is sending along the requested nails by the bearer of this letter. Also, the flooding experienced the previous week resulted in 4 feet of water in the office, and significant ice damage to the distillery.

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

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