Item - 1904, Oct 5 – Letter to Marion

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1904, Oct 5 – Letter to Marion

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  • October 5, 1904 (Creation)

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Two (2) sheets of paper and 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

From: Alf [T.A. Patrick]

To: Mrs. Marion G. Patrick, Yorkton. Box 122

Delivery: Canada Post, postmarked

Details: 1 pp on lined North West Territories letterhead and envelope. Envelope has a broken piece of a red wax seal still attached to it.

Notes: Alf [T.A. Patrick] writes a short letter to his wife, who is back home in Yorkton. He informs his wife that her letter was received late last night. He continues, "I telegraphed last night to Jack [his brother] that I will return Saturday night by way of Winnipeg."

Patrick writes, "pleased to hear of the Wilsons and Young Anderson. Jim Ross told in Calgary that I will be elected." He then changes the subject stating, "have the girls take the German lessons."

He finishes his letter stating, "have to go to Balgonie tonight to a meeting. Hope the weather will permit threshing. Love to yourself and the children."

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

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