Letter to Mary Edith Carey, 1893/06/19
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
6 p. on 2 folded sheets + envelope ; 21 x 14 cm
19 June 1893
Item is a letter by J.B. Tyrrell to his fiance, Mary Edith 'Dollie' Carey from Fort Chippewyan describing Fort Chipewyan and the progress of the 1893 expedition to the barren lands. Tyrrell describes the arrival and unloading of the Hudson Bay Company steamer, Grahame, and the preparation of their supplies. The expedition party consists of J.B. Tyrrell, his brother James Tyrrell, three Mohawk canoeists from Kahnawake, Quebec, and three Chipewyans: John Flett from the Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, area, and James Corrigal and Francois Maurice from Isle-a-la-Crosse, Saskatchewan, as well as a guide named Moberly, from Fort Chipewyan, for part of the trip.
Title based on contents of item.
Item forms part of the sub-series entitled 'Correspondence (Author Files)'.
"Ms. Coll 26, box 10, folder 12"
Tyrrell, Mary Edith CareyTyrrell, J. W. (James Williams), 1863-1945Grahame (Ship)
Kahnawake Indian Reserve (Quebec)
Fort Chipewyan (Alta.)
Canoes and canoeingMohawk IndiansChipewyan Indians