Date Published: 1837
Binding: No binding
* No postal markings – privately delivered *
letter of 1½ pages, dated London, March 24th 37. From j.b. flanagan to:
Letter mentions various names for which the author has ‘papers’ – Mr Kellaby; John L. Montserret; Mr Abraham Van C[?]; Mr David Hugeboom (‘a person I suppose you well know’); W[illia]m Ross; Samuel Durrent – though no positive identification of these individuals, nor of J.B. Flanagan has been made.
The settlement of St. Thomas was founded in 1803 by a Colonel (Thomas) Talbot (1771-1853), who emigrated to Canada in 1792; he was by all accounts ‘one of the most notable characters of the early days of Upper Canada’, and it seems likely that John Talbot was related to him.
Very Good. Item #3429