- FC 3213 L55 019.001
- May 23, 1839
Place: Hudsons Bay House, London [England]
From: John Smith
To: The Revd John Smithurst, Church Missionary House, Salisbury Square [London, England]
Notes: This letter confirms a previous conversation between John Smith of Hudson's Bay House in London and Reverend John Smithurst. Rev. Smithurst is awarded the position of chaplain to the Hudson's Bay Company at Red River in Rupert's Land. He is granted passage from London to Fort Garry [modern-day Winnipeg].