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Alexander Bartlet was born on December 31st 1822 in Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. In 1841, he emigrated to Canada and settled in Amherstburg, Ontario. He worked as a building contractor with his 2 older brothers, James and William, who had emigrated previously. In 1851, he married Helen Noble and in 1853 they moved to Windsor, Ontario. They had 5 children. He became town clerk in 1858 and then police magistrate in 1878. He died December 22nd 1910.
Letters date from 1863 to the late 1860s.
Bartlet Alexander, Bartlet Family, Windsor (Ontario), Forgue (Scotland), Letters, Essex Record (Newspaper), Toronto Globe (Newspaper)
Bartlet, Alexander, "Bartlet, Alexander Letters to the Essex Record and Toronto Globe" (1868). SWODA: Windsor & Region Publications. 109.