Fonds F 193

Thomas Nightingale fonds

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Thomas Nightingale fonds
Dates of Creation
1881-1882, photocopied 1972
Physical Description

1 centimetre of textual records

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of photocopies of both the original diary of Thomas Nightingale and a typescript of this diary. The diary records Nightingale's daily activities during the summer of 1881 and spring of 1882 individual diary entries relate to: the weather, particularly flooding in and around Winnipeg; interactions with individuals along his travelling route, including settlers, Mennonite communities, and natives; the landscape along the travel route; hunting and fishing; sites where overnight stops were made (often giving information as to specific lots and owners); and inspections of lots and property sales.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Thomas Nightingale (fl. 1881-1882) was a land speculator who travelled through present-day Manitoba and Minnesota in the summer of 1881. He visited the Big Pembina Valley, Brandon, Portage, Duluth, Collingwood, and Winnipeg. Nightingale returned to Ontario in the spring of 1882.

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Nightingale, Thomas, fl. 1881-1882

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the copyright holder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was loaned to the Archives of Ontario in 1972 for copying purposes by Mac Wallbridge of Ameliasburg, Ontario.
Availability of Other Formats

Records are available as photocopies only.

Title based on content of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Number: 9438.

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