File MS-2-383, SF Box 41, Folder 18 - Letters written by Captain Jacob Potter to his wife and daughter

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Letters written by Captain Jacob Potter to his wife and daughter

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MS-2-383, SF Box 41, Folder 18

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  • 1885- 1895 (Creation)

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6 pages (1 folder)

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Jacob Potter was born ca. 1844 and married Laura J. Cox in 1868. He was a master mariner who lived in Canning, Nova Scotia.

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Letters were donated by John Bigelow in 1980.

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File contains four letters written by Captain Jacob Potter while at sea. The letters were sent to his wife and daughter.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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A history of the Canning Potters can be found in MS-2-Ref, Box 9, Folder 13.

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Preferred citation: Letters written by Captain Jacob Potter to his wife and daughter, MS-2-383, SF Box 41, Folder 18, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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August 2012

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  • Box: SF Box 41