Item FC 3213 L55 019.041 - 1849 (Sept) from Abraham Cowley to Smithurst

Transcript 1849 Sept 21 - Letter from Cowley

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1849 (Sept) from Abraham Cowley to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 019.041

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  • September 21, 1849 (Creation)

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One sheet of lined paper and an envelope.

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Church Missionary Society missionary to Rupert's Land from England.

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Place: Partridge Crop

From: Abraham Cowley

To: Rev. Mr. Smithurst, Indian Settlement, Red River

Details: 2pp

Notes: Rev. Cowley writes that his wife and children arrived from Red River safely. He thanks Rev. Smithurst for sending reading materials. He is also glad to hear that Rev. Smithurst's congregation is treating him better. He expects to travel to Red River during the winter and asks that Rev. Smithurst set aside some peas and beans for him for the spring, as the black birds and frost have destroyed his.

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

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