Item 0005 - Letter, 11 January 1871

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Letter, 11 January 1871

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CA MUA MG 1022-4-006-0005

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  • 11 January 1871 (Creation)
    Dawson, Margaret, Lady

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Born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1830, the daughter of a merchant, Margaret A. Y. Mercer married John William Dawson in March of 1847. The couple lived at 293 University Street, Montreal. One of her sons, George Mercer Dawson (1849–1901), became a well known and respected scientist and geologist like his father. She died in September of 1913.

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Letter from Margaret Mercer Dawson to Anna Dawson, written in Montreal from McGill College.

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  • Box: M-1022-61