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Correspondence, 16 June 1831

Correspondence from Adam Snody at Stromness, [Scotland] to Patrick Cunningham at York Factory. A small, black and white print is also included.

The letter describes goods ordered with money sent to Snody from Cunningham. Snody confirms that the goods purchased with the money, including tartan shawls, have been sent to Cunningham.

The print depicts a ship sailing past an iceberg. On the reserve side is a partial image of people in winter clothing.

Correspondence, 2 February 1849

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.

Correspondence, 2 June 1837

Personal correspondence from Ann Delday at St. Andrews, [Scotland] to her brother John Delday at York Factory. The transcribed excerpt draws attention to portions of the letter that address poverty in Scotland.

In the letter, Ann describes her health, the health of their parents, conditions in Scotland, and other personal matters. The letter includes a short poem.

Correspondence, 5 January 1850

Correspondence from David Colville at Campbeltown, [Scotland] to William Mactavish at Sault Ste. Marie.

The sender confirms receipt of money drafted from George Simpson to pay Mactavish's father's debt. The sender expresses concern that Mactavish has not written to his father.

Correspondence, 7 June 1830

Personal correspondence from Gordon Norquay and Magnus Mowat in Flotta, [Scotland] to William Norquay at York Fort [sic]. Each sender writes his portion separately on a single sheet of paper. The letter is marked with the word "deceased."

Gordon Norquay, William Norquay's father, writes to inform William of his poor health and the poor health of William's mother, to send well wishes from other members of the family, and to ask William to repay money owed to a person named Jennet. Gordon Norquay also mentions money owed to him by John Norquay.

Magnus Mowat, William Norquay's friend, writes to tell William news about marriages, fishing, deaths, and other personal matters.

Johnston, T.R. and James A. Robertson and William Kirk Dickson. Historical Geography of the Clans of Scotland. 3rd ed. Edinburgh and London: W. & A.K. Johnston, 1899.

Johnston, T.R. and James A. Robertson and William Kirk Dickson. Historical Geography of the Clans of Scotland. 3rd ed. Edinburgh and London: W. & A.K. Johnston, 1899. (inscribed ‘Col. S.B. Steele C.B.M.V.O. Comd.g “B” Division S.A. Constabulary Pretoria S. Africa’)

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919

Patrick, Millar, William Nelson, J. Malcolm Bulloch and A. Stodart Walker, eds. The Scottish Students’ Song-Book: Published for the Song-Book Committee of the Students of Representative Councils of Scotland. London: Bayley & Ferguson, 1897.

Patrick, Millar, William Nelson, J. Malcolm Bulloch and A. Stodart Walker, eds. The Scottish Students’ Song-Book: Published for the Song-Book Committee of the Students of Representative Councils of Scotland. London: Bayley & Ferguson, 1897. (book plate at front of volume reads: ‘To Colonel Steele Officers Non Commissioned Officers & men of the Strathcona Horse from Colonel W. Walker, V.D.J.P. 14 Huskisson Street Liverpool; front cover not attached, broken spine)

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919

Street Scene

Photograph depicts unidentified urban street scene in front of fin-de-siecle building façade. Likely collected by Burgess during his studies of architecture in Scotland.

Burgess, Cecil Scott