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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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The Brown family certainly is getting its reward for its pro German ideas I have heard from several scources of there pro German sentiments. Boloism seems strong in Quesnell all right. Good germans are useing thier money in Canadas without a doubt to strengthen the hold of people who are Pro German I rather fear we shall find them too stongly entrenched when we get back to move them out till we have an election, then look out the soldier can if he has sense be the boss & most of us will have good Judgement I think surly conscription will reach the Brown boys. However I never expected anything fm Yorston but that he would turn every thing he could into that crowds hands. Well we are wining over here at any rate. No matter if parts of the Italian Army quit, others will fight & the Italian army is still a big force in men & we must

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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