Quebec, Canada

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  • Lat: 54.0000 Long: -72.0000

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Return voyage from St Helena to Guernsey, reaching St Peter Port in February. Promotion to rank of corporal. Quevillart's company temporarily moved to Grand Roche barracks between March and June. Escort duty to Fort Pitt Chatham, and to Edinburgh. Embarked for Canada with draft regiment in July, and stationed in Quebec until September, when he received discharge from the army and returned to England. Re-enlisted immediately with 13th Light Dragoons in the hope of seeing active service, but was 'shuffled into' the 6th Dragoon Carabineers, and joined the latter regiment at Hounslow barracks. Volunteered to join 1st Royal Dragoons on active service in the Crimea.

Letters from William Thomas (d c 1841) and Mary Thomas his sister [? in-law], both of King's Lynn and other members of their family (including an unnamed sister from Reading) to their brother Thomas Thomas, a farmer, of Stanbridge Mills, Lower Canada

Matters covered include family and national news, references to local unemployment and the state of the poor, the new workhouses, possible emigration of Thomas's daughter Maria, Methodist sentiments and religious affairs at Lynn, cholera and the Temperance Movement. Also photographs of the Marquis of Lorne and Princess Louise.

Letters from Frank Simpson to his sister Nina and to his mother while in France and Italy, 1888, and while in U.S.A. and Canada, 1891

All with descriptions of people met, places visited etc.; comprising one letter from Monte Carlo, two from Castellomare, one from Naples ('One thing is wonderful. They had medical instruments at Pompeii far more highly finished than those of the present day' UPC 149/2), all dated 1888, and about 11 letters from America, April-June 1891, with descriptions of social life in New York, of trip to Niagara ('spoilt by that vilest of human creatures the Yankee' UPC 149/11) and fishing trip into the Canadian wilds with description of forest fire ('it was more like Dore's illustration of the inferno than you can imagine' UPC 149/15 - fine headed paper, St Louis Hotel, Quebec).

Visiting book of Arnold Allan Cecil, 8th Earl of Albemarle and Lady Albemarle

With signatures of fellow guests and photographs of houses visited (including Carisbrook Castle, Beaulieu Abbey, Montreal, Tatton, Mount Edgecumbe, Elveden, Cotehele, yacht 'Morgiana'. Also includes invitations to yacht Hohenzollern, Norfolk and Norwich 25th Triennial Music Festival, sale of shire horses at Tatton Park, 1896, and loose photographs of Condover Park annotated by 9th Earl.