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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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his Boots. I am ashamed of him. none of the Barkerville Boys will have nothing to do with him. he never even said anything about the news he gets from Bark. he got a Observer from someone and when he read it put it in the fire so you know what kind of a Son of a B. he is. Fred it is very cold down here. Sleeping in the Tents. let me know what you think of the Cariboo Boys sign for the train the Officers think it is all right. I seen in a Observer West Mouse went to the Coast and old Cooper. give my Best respect to all in Barkerville. Fred it is funny they never Examined us since we left Barkerville the only exam we got was from Dr. Callanan they must think we are healthy enough and Fit for any thing. Tell old Simon Reid

BC Archives, MS-0426 Box 1 File 10 / TREGILLUS, Frederick James, 1862 - 1962. Barkerville, miner. / Correspondence from George Gilchrist, 1914 - 1917.

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