Item MS-2-69, SF Box 18, Folder 22 - Letter from Lord Dalhousie to W. Smith

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Letter from Lord Dalhousie to W. Smith

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  • Textual record

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MS-2-69, SF Box 18, Folder 22

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  • 1823 (Creation)

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1 page

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Biographical history

W. Smith was a farmer and/or miller in Pictou ca. 1823. He is possibly William Smith, an early settler who established a flour and grist mill on his farm at West River, near Durham. The mill was in continuous use for several generations until J.W. Smith (1870-1935), William's great-grandson, moved it to Pictou and used it as the foundation for the Atlantic Milling Company.

Custodial history

The item was accessioned by Dalhousie University Archives in 1971. The custodial history is unknown.

Scope and content

Item is a letter (1823) from Lord Dalhousie to W. Smith, requesting that two barrels of Pictou oatmeal be shipped to Quebec on the next available vessel as a sample of Smith's produce.

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  • English

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Public domain. Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room.

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See the Samuel George William Archibald fonds (MS-2-3) for two notes from Lord Dalhousie.

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Final

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Full

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February 2012

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  • English

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