Item FC 3207 F85 1.10.1 - Correspondence, 17 June 1871

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Correspondence, 17 June 1871

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FC 3207 F85 1.10.1

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  • 17 June 1871 (Creation)

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1 handwritten letter ; 23.1cm x 18.4cm.
1 handwritten transcript of the letter ; 10.8cm x 9.9cm.
1 handwritten descriptive document ; 21.4cm x 11.5cm.

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Correspondence from Donald A. Smith at Hudson's Bay House, London, [England] to Henry Connolly at Rigolet, Labrador Coast. Also included is a handwritten transcript and a brief description of significant people and places mentioned in the letter.

The letter asks the recipient to allow the passage of [Mr. McArthur], who has recently retired, through Labrador.

The descriptive document provides some biographical information about Donald Smith and Henry Connolly as well as some information about Fort Rigolette [sic].

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  • English

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  • Latin

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All researchers (including students, faculty, visiting scholars, and members of the general public) must submit a Retrieval Request Form at least 24 hours before their visit to Bruce Peel Special Collections in order to be sure that library materials have been retrieved from storage and are available for their use.

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Formerly labelled as item #69.

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