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Accession Number: 05-1004


William Morrison letter. -- 1853. -- 1 item.

Biography / History

William Morrison was a gold miner in California. In 1853, he was planning to go to Australia if he could find suitable passage. His brother, James, lived in Dummer Township at that time.

Custodial History

Fonds was in the custody of Joyce C. Lewis before it was donated to Trent University Archives in 2004 via Jodi Aoki.

Scope and Content

Item is a letter dated 22 October 1853 from William Morrison, Placer County, California, to his brother, James Morrison, of Dummer Township, Ontario. The letter is written in a black paper covered booklet dated 1851 with the title "Gregory's Express Pocket Letter Book."


Title based on a description of the item.
This item was donated in 2004 by Joyce C. Lewis.
Restrictions: N
For related records see: 89-002.