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Correspondence - Private P.H. Stacey

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1900
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
File
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1 F1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1900
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
4 pages of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter written by Private P.H. Stacey to Robert Marshall Anderson during Stacey's service as a soldier in the Boer War, dated June 25, 1900
Letter describes events during the Second Boer War (1899-1902), in the summer of 1900 during which the British Colonial forces captured the city of Pretoria in the Gauteng province of South Africa; Stacey includes details on the march to Pretoria, and the subsequent siege of the city
Letter also includes discussion of a more personal nature, regarding the health of Robert Marshall's brother Archie Anderson who also served in the infantry
Name Access
Anderson, Robert Marshall

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