Item FC 3213 L55 019.029 - 1848 (Sept) from William Mason to Smithurst

Transcript 1848 Sept 21 - Letter from Mason

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1848 (Sept) from William Mason to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 019.029

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  • September 21, 1848 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper.

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(ca. 1813-1893)

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A Weslayan Methodist missionary to Rupert's Land. With his wife, Sophia, translated and printed several texts at the Rossville Mission Press, including books of the Bible into Cree.

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Place: Ross Ville

From: W. Mason

To: Rev. Mr. John Smithurst

Details: 1pp

Notes: Reverend William Mason sends the memoir of the late C. Atmore to Rev. Smithurst by way of Joe Bird. He also mentions "[y]our little Indian Work is in the press" referring to “A Vocabulary in English and Cree, compiled for the use of the Missionary Schools: Part First, Nouns” (Peel3 #257).

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

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