Item FC 3213 L55 020.044 - 1858 (Feb) from David Anderson to Smithurst

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1858 (Feb) from David Anderson to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 020.044

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  • February 18, 1858 (Creation)

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Two sheets of blue paper and an addressed envelope with postal marks (stamp removed). The envelope is embossed with an oval seal showing a bishop's miter and the initials "D" and "R."

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Anglican clergyman and first Bishop of Rupert's Land, 1849-1864. Arrived at the Red River Settlement in October 1849.

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Place: Bishop’s Court [the name of the bishop's home in Red River]

From: David Rupertsland

To: Rev. J. Smithurst, Elora nr Guelph, Canada West

Delivery: Postal system in the U.S.A. and Canada

Details: 8pp on blue paper + addressed envelope with postal marks (stamp removed)

Notes: A friendly letter dated February 18th from David Anderson, Lord Bishop of Rupert’s Land, to Reverend John Smithurst. Postscript written February 27th.

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

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