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Series F 443-3

David Thompson's correspondence


About these records

Title
David Thompson's correspondence
Dates of Creation
1833-1841
Physical Description

1 centimetre of textual records

Sub-series forms part of

F 443 David Thompson fonds

Scope and Content

Series consists of of correspondence created by David Thompson in the later years of his life. The majority of letters concern Thompson's ideas about the provincial boundary line with the United States and are addressed to John Macauley and Samuel P. Hurd, who was Surveyor General of Ontario at that time. There is also a table sent by Thompson to Dr. Charles Hannah regarding "eatables" and an anonymous letter to the Montreal Gazette signed "Voyageur".

It is unknown whether these were unsent letters or copies made by Thompson.

Restrictions on Access
Original correspondence is restricted for conservation purposes. Researchers are required to use microfilm available in the Main Reading Room or through the Microfilm Interloan Service.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Records are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. For use other than research and private study, please submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Associated Material

Other correspondence may be found at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto [David Thompson papers, MS Collection 21]

Availability of Other Formats

Series is available on microfilm.
Former Codes

MU 2973

Finding Aid
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