Frederick Tregillus Letters from the Cariboo Boys
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BC Archives MS-0426
Y.M.C.A. FOR GOD, FOR KING, & FOR COUNTRY Y.M.C.A.
H.M. FORCES ON ACTIVE SERVICE
I had to take another inocculation after I got here and have been a litle under the wheather lately on that account, but am picking up again. We are cept pretty busy being here with Physical Drill, our Company Drill in the forenoon and Routmarch in the afternoon and I am loosing a litle of my surplus fat, weighed 13 stone when I came. Father Thames looks about the same as it did 35 years ago not quite as muddy and has not got as much traffic. This is Saturday evening and this afternoon I were down on the bank looking at one of the old time Man of Wars, a three decker, verry likely one of Nelsons fleet. It is stationed here, at anchor a lille ways out in the River and used for a training ship. It set me thinking about the days long gone by where the windjammers were at
BC Archives, MS-0426 Box 1 File 9 / TREGILLUS, Frederick James, 1862 - 1962. Barkerville, miner. / Correspondence from John Pettersen, 1917.