- FC 3213 L55 020.051
- April 30, 1847
From: Dun: Finlayson
To: Revd Inv: Smithurst, Red River Settlement
Delivery: Carried by Hudson’s Bay Company canoe brigade to the Red River Settlement.
Details: 3pp + integral address.
Notes: A letter sent by Duncan Finlayson, Hudson’s Bay Company Director, to Reverend John Smithurst. The letter details issues related to supplies of wheat, and comments on the problems of receiving publications from England. Finlayson also mentions that Reverend William Cockran spent the winter in Toronto with his family. Rev. Cockran’s children had been ill and his son John died.