Item - 1900, Mar 2 – Letter to Marion

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1900, Mar 2 – Letter to Marion

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  • March 2, 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: Regina [N.W.T.]

From: T.A. Patrick

To: Mrs. T.A. Patrick, Yorkton, N.W.T.

Delivery: Canada Post, postmarked Regina April 2.

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

Notes: Patrick writes while sitting in the Legislative chamber. He tells his wife, Marion, that he introduced the petition to incorporate Yorkton this day. He also reports that there is no election in the immediate future, as the present Legislature will live out its full term.

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Someone used pencil to cover the envelope with math calculations, but then erased the marks.

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

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