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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 time this letter reaches you so give my Best Wishes to the Mrs and Kids for a Merry Cmas and a Happy New Year and Give the same to all my old Friends in Barkerville. Fred the English people along the Railway line treated us well in England tea and Cakes at the Stations Cannot say much more. Fred see if you can get my preemption paper in the Cabin. I left them on the The window and send them to me. A will be much obliged to you or send them to my Mothers address, Mrs. Geo Gilchrist 8 Myreslaw Green, Hawick, Scotland (over)

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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