Item - 1900, Apr [5] – Letter to Marion

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1900, Apr [5] – Letter to Marion

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  • April [5], 1900 (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: Unusually, the letter is undated and does not include the location of the writer, but the envelope is postmarked Regina

From: T.A. Patrick

To: Mrs. T.A. Patrick, Yorkton

Delivery: Canada Post, postmarked April 6 and April 7

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

Notes: In a short letter to his wife, Marion, T.A. Patrick expresses his pleasure that his daughter Edith is taking her medicine without complaint. He writes "I enjoyed witnessing the opening of the Manitoba Legislation. Gillis and I had seats on the floor of the House."

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

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