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Letter from Lord Dalhousie to W. Smith
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MS-2-69, SF Box 18, Folder 22
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W. Smith was a farmer and/or miller in Pictou ca. 1823. He is possibly William Smith, an early settler who established a flour and grist mill on his farm at West River, near Durham. The mill was in continuous use for several generations until J.W. Smith (1870-1935), William's great-grandson, moved it to Pictou and used it as the foundation for the Atlantic Milling Company.
The item was accessioned by Dalhousie University Archives in 1971. The custodial history is unknown.
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Item is a letter (1823) from Lord Dalhousie to W. Smith, requesting that two barrels of Pictou oatmeal be shipped to Quebec on the next available vessel as a sample of Smith's produce.
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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.
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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.
See the Samuel George William Archibald fonds (MS-2-3) for two notes from Lord Dalhousie.
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Preferred citation: Letter from Lord Dalhousie to W. Smith, MS-2-69, SF Box 18, Folder 22, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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This item description comes from the Dalhousie University Archives Catalog. The complete, original description is available there.