Item - 1900, Apr 11 – Business Letter to Marion

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1900, Apr 11 – Business Letter to Marion

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  • April 11, 1900 (Creation)

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One (1) sheet of paper & envelope

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(1864-1943)

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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: 1 pp on North West Territories lined letterhead, watermarked, & an envelope

Notes: T.A. Patrick writes his wife a business letter, stating that he has enclosed within the letter:
"1. Dominion Express Co.'s order for $12

  1. Authority for Mr. Patrick - that is Jack [T.A. Patrick's brother] - to make entry for Dominion Lands on behalf of Auton Georg Flegel
  2. Auton George Flegel's answers to certain questions and declaration as to their truth
  3. Edward Fitzgerald's letter to me of 3rd instant."

He then instructs his wife to cash the Express order and to give Jack $10 to go to the Land Office with the enclosed documents in order to "make entry for this land as soon as he can." Jack was to send the "interim homestead receipt to Mr. Fitzgerald."

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Envelope is covered with drips and smears of black ink. It appears that someone was practicing their handwriting on the back, with “Mabel” and “Gertie” written out.

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

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