Item - 1897, Dec 1 – Letter to Marion

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1897, Dec 1 – Letter to Marion

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  • December 1, 1897 (Creation)

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One (1) sheet of paper & envelope

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Medical doctor, pioneer, and politician. Dr. Patrick is credited with suggesting the current boundary between the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.

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Place: Regina, N.W.T.

From: T.A. Patrick

To: Mrs. Marion G. Patrick, Yorkton, N.W.T.

Delivery: Canada Post, postmarked

Details: 1 pp on North West Territories Legislative Assembly letterhead, watermarked, & an envelope

Notes: T.A. Patrick writes his letter to his wife, Marion, while sitting at the Statute Labor Ordinance. Letting his wife know that she might see it in the Regina Leader, he states that he got another "shot at the Manitoba and North Western Railway Company." He then writes that he has to sit in Assembly every night for the next week. He inquires about the children and whether they liked the gift he sent to them. Ending his note he states that he "gave notice of my Village Ordinance today."

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

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