Item - 1897, Nov 5 – Letter to Marion

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1897, Nov 5 – Letter to Marion

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  • November 5, 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. T.A. Patrick, Yorkton, N.W.T.

Delivery: Canada Post, postmarked

Details: 2 pp on North West Territories Legislative Assembly letterhead + envelope

Notes: T.A Patrick writes one of his frequent letters to his wife, stating how busy he has been in the last week due to the extra work created by his select committee on the Manitoba and North Western Railway. He was invited to a ball at the Governor's and bought a new pea jacket of good quality. He mentions sending 140 copies of the Regina Leader through the constituency (of Yorkton). Writes of needing to work on a Health Ordinance that night and his interview with the district engineer about public works the next day.

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Where the fold lines intersect in the center of the page, a hole has formed.

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

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