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Accession Number: 75-1005


John Erskine fonds. -- 1860-1864, 1878. -- 1 folder.

Biography / History

John Erskine was a merchant (Glasgow Warehouse) in Peterborough, Canada West, in the mid 1800's.

Custodial History


Scope and Content

This fonds consists of letters to John Erskine from Robert Black, aboard USS Susquehanna, and at Key West, Florida, from between 1860 and 1861, and from US Naval and Treasury Departments, 1864, regarding Black's death. It also contains a scrapbook of miscellaneous clippings, dated 1878, but obviously compiled from the 1850's and 1860's.


Title based on the creator of the fonds.

The fonds was donated by an unknown source.

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