Item FC 3213 L55 020.024 - [ca. 1847] from Alexander Christie Jr. to Smithurst

Transcript ca 1847 - Letter from Christie Jr

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[ca. 1847] from Alexander Christie Jr. to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 020.024

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  • [ca. 1847] (Creation)

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One (1) sheet of paper, folded. One (1) pp + integral address face.

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HBC employee and son of Chief Factor Alexander Christie.

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Place: [Lower Fort Garry]

From: Alex[ander] Christie Jr.

To: Rev’d J. Smithurst, Indian Settlement

Delivery: Carried by courier

Details: 1 pp + integral address face

Notes: Christie thanks Smithurst for the gift of pigeons, and sends 495 lbs. of beef, crediting Smithurst’s account. While the note is undated, Christie was posted to Red River in 1847 and was transferred to Edmonton some time in 1848.

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Bruce Peel Special Collections is part of the University of Alberta Libraries.

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