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Letters from George Spicer to his brother-in-law, Levi Atkins, while aboard Glooscap

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George Spicer to Levi Atkins; 13 November 1904, Hoboken, 2 pages. The Charles S. Whitney, another Spicer-owned vessel, was to be traded for three gypsum vessels, the King, Queen and Calabria, so George is gathering up all of his and Levi's personal belongings: "I have all your things packed up … one of the Cork hats I could not get in the box, then the Happy thought came to me that a Man raising potatoes and vegetables in NS did not require more than one Cork Hat …"

Date: 1904

Reference: Spicer Family Nova Scotia Archives 1997-174 volume 018 number 26

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