Item FC 3213 L55 019.028 - 1848 (May) from E. G. Gear to Smithurst

Transcript 1848 May 26 - Letter from Gear

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1848 (May) from E. G. Gear to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 019.028

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  • May 26, 1848 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper with integral address face.

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Reverend Ezekiel Gilbert Gear was a missionary and priest of the Episcopal Church in America.

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Place: Fort Snelling

From: E.G. Gear

To: The Rev. J. Smithurst., Indian Settlement, Red River

Details: 3pp and integral address face

Notes: Reverend E.G. Gear takes advantage of a group of travelling geologists to send Rev. Smithurst a letter and a small package. He mentions several publications, and references the "Hampden Case." He relates various pieces of news about the political unrest in Europe. He also expects hostilities to continue between the U.S. and Mexico. There is also an upcoming religious convention in Wisconsin.

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

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