Item FC 3213 L55 020.036 - 1852 (Feb) from W.G. Smith to Smithurst

Transcript 1852 Feb 23 - Letter from Smith

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1852 (Feb) from W.G. Smith to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 020.036

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  • February 23, 1852 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper and one addressed envelope with "C.T." and "Wirksworth" postal marks (stamp removed). Red wax seal, small shield crest with an initial "S" beneath a long-necked bird (crane?).

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HBC Assistant Secretary located in London, England.

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Place: Hudson’s Bay House, London [England]

From: W.G. Smith

To: Rev’d J. Smithurst, Wirksworth, Derbyshire (England)

Delivery: Great Britain mail

Details: 3pp + addressed envelope with postal marks (stamp removed)

Notes: Hudson’s Bay Company secretary W.G. Smith writes to say he is glad that Rev. Smithurst is enjoying himself upon his return to England, and discusses some outstanding balances due, including money from Henry Cook. He also mentions that he has a received large order from Rev. Cockran for blankets to be distributed to the Indians of his old mission.

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

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