Item MS-2-12, SF Box 13, Folder 10 - Letter from James Ross to Hugh Campbell regarding the recovery of his son John from an unspecified illness

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Letter from James Ross to Hugh Campbell regarding the recovery of his son John from an unspecified illness

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MS-2-12, SF Box 13, Folder 10

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  • 1865 (Creation)
    Campbell, Hugh

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1 page of textual records

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Hugh Campbell was the father of John Campbell, who attended Dalhousie College from 1863 to 1868.

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Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by John R. Wallace and accessioned in 1971.

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Item is a letter from James Ross, principal of Dalhousie College (1863-1885), regarding the recovery of John, the son of Hugh Campbell, from an unspecified illness.

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  • English

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Preferred citation: Letter from James Ross to Hugh Campbell regarding the recovery of his son, John, from an unspecified illness, MS-2-12, SF Box 13, Folder 10, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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January 2012

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  • Box: SF Box 13