Item 2016013-003 - Letter book

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Letter book

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CA ON00311 PF224-2016013-003

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  • Nov. 1890 - Jan. 1891 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records (1 v.)

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Item is a letter book created by Rowell pertaining to his work to collect debts related to promissory notes made by farmers who had purchased farm equipment in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia in Canada and Washington, Oregon, Montana and Idaho in the United States. The letters in this book were written by Rowell while in Vancouver, Victoria, Tacoma, Great Falls and Winnipeg and sent to lawyers in Moosamin, Qu'Appelle, Wolseley, Brandon, Regina, Tacoma, Astoria, Great Falls, Wallace, Grenfell and Russell. Also included are letters sent by Rowell to his firm's lawyer in Winnipeg, F.J. Calvert, which detail his trip through the mountains to British Columbia and his impressions of Vancouver, and as well as a lengthy letter written by Rowell to a hotel in Tacoma regarding the loss of his coat.

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