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Frederick Tregillus Letters from the Cariboo Boys

Letters to Frederick James Tregillus from Barkerville men who served in the First World War: Joseph Callanan, J.H. Ellis, George Freeman Killam, George Gilchrest, R. Norris, Mr. and Mrs. Nowosky, John Petterson, Ernest Seeley, N.W. Thompson, George Turner, and John Benjamin Westover. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0426

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If any one class is specially slack I think that I see that farmers are selfish & gredy & that land owners have not helped out the allotment scheme as they might as I saw lots of allotments on poor soil where there was rich good land near, it looked as it it had been planed to keep the people off the rich land. The ammount of land I saw under allotment cultivation was a disapoint to me. Not as much as I expected to see or as I think there ought to be. Address me as before but cut out 1st C.P. & put in 9th Canadiatn B.T. instead. I am now after my trip to Blighty much more eager to see the finish of the war as I want to get back again & have some more of the deep joy of living in Blighty But I am just as determined to see the end of it if spared as ever. No shirking off out of it for me. I am prouder than

BC Archives, MS-0426 Box 1 File 5 / TREGILLUS, Frederick James, 1862 - 1962. Barkerville, miner. / Correspondence from Ernest Seeley, 1915 - 1919.

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