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Correspondence, 2 February 1849
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2 February 1849 (Creation)
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1 handwritten letter ; 23.2cm x 18.5cm.
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Personal correspondence from Dugald Mactavish at Kilchrist, [Scotland] to his son William Mactavish at Sault Ste. Marie.
In the letter, Dugald describes cholera in Kilchrist, his health and the health of William's mother, and his financial situation. Mention is made of other people who are likely family members, including Dugald [Jr. Mactavish], Alex [Mactavish], John [Mactavish], and Lockhart [Mactavish], and a man named Hargrave, who is possibly James Hargrave.
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Formerly labelled as item #60.
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- Mactavish, William (Subject)