Item - 1897, Dec 3 – Letter to Marion

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1897, Dec 3 – Letter to Marion

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  • December 3, 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] Patrick, Yorkton

Delivery: Canada Post, postmarked

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

Notes: T.A. Patrick informs his wife, Marion, in one of his frequent letters that he spoke on the second reading of his Prairie and Forest Fire Bill, which met with some opposition but passed. He also mentions that the Windsor Ball the night before was a success and that he has been reading compliments regarding his Fire Bill. He states that one was "an opinion or rather an expression of hope that I will soon be a member of the Government."

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

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