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Erroll Pilkington Gillespie Letters

Letters from from Erroll Pilkington Gillespie to his family. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-2685

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Phoenix, some beer & porter, either pints or quarts which ever is the cheapest, It will be getting dearer all along now so dont delay! I enclose $10.00 to be outlayed on same.

I also think it would be a very wise plan to lay in 3 or 4 bottles of Brandy in the house for "Medicinal" purposes, because after Prohibition comes in you wont be able to get any from a Drug store for love or money. So govern yourself accordingly!

au revoir for present your affect son Erroll

BC Archives, MS-2685 Box 17 File 3 OLIVER, William Edgar, 1867 – 1920. Victoria; lawyer. Erroll P. Gillespie, correspondence outward, 1917 – 1919.

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