Fort Garry, MB



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  • Although the city of Winnipeg was incorporated in 1873, the name of "Fort Garry" continued to be used unofficially to refer to the "Upper Fort Garry" and surrounding area.

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Correspondence with envelope, 27 September 1871

Correspondence from W. J. Christie at Lower Fort Garry to J. S. Helmcken at Victoria, [Vancouver Island?] Also included is a small, blue envelope marked with Helmcken's name and location.

The sender informs the recipient that he and other Hudson's Bay officers in London, [England] would like to formally express respect and esteem to Donald A. Smith and asks if the recipient will join them in doing so.

Correspondence, 15 December 1831

Correspondence from James McMillan at Fort Garry to Alexander Christie at York Factory.

McMillan states that he has been requested by George Simpson to create a list of "iron works" and that Christie should expect the information to arrive by first boat.

Correspondence, 23 March 18[52]

Private correspondence from an unknown sender to an unknown recipient at Fort Garry.

The letter describes exchanges of goods and letters with other Hudson's Bay Company posts. It also notes the movement of livestock to Red River, news about women named Mrs MacChristie and Mrs Campbell, the storage of a Catholic Bishop's piano, and medical needs. A man named Mr Lockhart is also mentioned.

Registered letter receipt, 30 September 1851

A receipt confirming a postal delivery from London, [England] to William Spratt at Fort Garry.

The letter confirms receipt of Spratt's medal, which recognizes his participation in the [Battle of] Navarino.