Item 10 - Letter from William Lindsay to Simon McTavish, 24 July 1795

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Letter from William Lindsay to Simon McTavish, 24 July 1795

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CA RBD MSG 431-10

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  • 24 July 1795 (Creation)
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    Lindsay, William
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    Québec (Québec)

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1 folded sheet ; 26.3 cm x 21.8 cm

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(1761-1834)

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William Lindsay came with his family to Quebec around 1773. He became a merchant's clerk, eventually going into business for himself, forming a partnership with William McNider. He also entered public service in 1792 as clerk assistant of the Lower Canadian House of Assembly.

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Manuscript letter to McTavish signed Wm Lindsay, dated Quebec 24th July 1795.

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Remnants of a wax seal.

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