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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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We are in a rather hot place now & soon very soon it will be the world beater we belive. Our particular end of it certainly has its work cut out for it. I belive we our unit are going to do something that never had been done before out here or any where else but this army often does things like that. I should like very much to hear that Hopp & gang were busted & gone before we get back as that would bring so many more good jobs open to the returned soldier. Another thing I am fearsome of is that there will be a land staking rush on just before we return so that we shall have to take what is left. I need another ¼ to make a farm of mine & if I had not come here I would have got a C.G. for my present ¼ & staked the one I want near it. The fear that some stay

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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