Item - PE002160 - Letter book for the Southern Alberta Turf Club; Fort MacLeod, 1889-1892

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PE002160 - Letter book for the Southern Alberta Turf Club; Fort MacLeod, 1889-1892

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    • 1889-03-21 - 1892-05-23 (Creation)
      Southern Alberta Turf Club
      Fort Macleod (Alta.)

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    One (1) hard cover leather bound book with moiré cloth coverings, gilt-stamped lettering on spine, label bearing title on front cover, 462 single-sided translucent pages (paginated), handwritten text up to p. 80, 24.8 x 30.3 cm.
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    A book containing copies of outgoing letters from the Southern Alberta Turf Club, an organization that oversaw horse-racing and betting in the Fort Macleod area. The letters mostly deal with business and social matters, and are primarily from club secretary H. M. Cottingham addressed to Sam Steele, Colonel James Macleod, and Sir F. W. Haultain, among others.

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    Cover is detaching slightly from binding. Pages are folded and creased near the back. Back cover endsheet is missing. Some water damage and residue.

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        BPSC Backlog Project


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