Thomas Pichon fonds

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Thomas Pichon fonds

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Fonds

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MG 2.9

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  • 1760 (Creation)
    Creator
    Pichon, Thomas

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88 p. of textual records

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(1700-1781)

Biographical history

Pichon was Secretary to the Governor of Ile-Royale from 1751 to 1753. He informed British officers on the contents of confidential documents which he took from the French. He died in 1781 at the age of 81.

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Fonds consists of the history of Cape Breton by Pichon contained in five letters.

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  • English

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