Item 006 - Letter, Ann to Aunt Lizzie Neiland

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Letter, Ann to Aunt Lizzie Neiland

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  • [February 20, 1931] (Creation)
    New Westminster, BC

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1 mm textual material

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Letter (with envelope) to Lizzie Neiland from her niece Ann [Hereron?] in New Westminster. She asks for her aunt to give Jenny her kind regards. She has been to Lake Cowichan to see her sister, Mary, and her children, and is now staying with an aunt in New Westminster, although she is considering going back to Kelowna. Letter contains a birthday poem for Lizzie Neiland with multiple puns involving the letter 'C.' The envelope has a 2 cent Canada stamp and two postmarks: February 20, 1931 in Stillbridge, B.C., and February 25, 1931, in Alta Lake.

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Good (letter) / Fair (envelope) (October 2018)
Both are yellowed with age.
Envelope is ripped open along the top and has another tear down the front (near the left-hand edge).

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Donated by Louise Smith, August 17, 2001.


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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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Catalogued October 2018.
Revised December 2020.

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