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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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they had up there although he says he made a considerable of a hole and I well believe it. But for me if I ever get another leave in this country Paris again for me, but you have been there yourself havent you, if so you will know why any one likes Paris. Some city if I know anything it has every thing beat that I have ever seen well Fred we didn't think last Christmas that we would be here this but here we are and the war is still going on and we are making pretty good progress as I guess you will have seen by the papers. All the boys here are doing fine and all send their best wishes to all their friends in Barkerville every one here has voted by now and I think that the Borden Government nearly a solid vote everyone here wants to see conscription go through for it is our only chance

BC Archives, MS-0426 Box 1 File 6 / TREGILLUS, Frederick James, 1862 - 1962. Barkerville, miner. / Correspondence from John Benjamin Westover, 1916 - 1917.

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