Item - 1890, Jan 27 – Letter to Alf

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1890, Jan 27 – Letter to Alf

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  • January 27, 1890 (Creation)

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One (1) sheet of grid paper + black-banded envelope

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Place: Byron [Ontario]

From: Marion [Griffith]

To: Alf / T. A. Patrick, M.D., Saltcoats, Assiniboia, N.W.T.

Delivery: Canada Post, postmarked

Details: 4 pp + envelope; note on envelope “No. 239,” envelope is bordered in black

Notes: Marion writes to her fiance, Alf. Her Grandpa died at 3 p.m. She describes it as a relief as he suffered so much.

As Alf asked to set their wedding date as Saturday, February 22 in his letter, Marion explains that it is too soon for her to be ready to travel to Birtle and Saltcoats. She asks Alf if February 28th would work as a compromise.

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2010.042 Box 11. Bruce Peel Special Collections is part of University of Alberta Libraries.

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