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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.

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Windsor, Ontario


Bartlet Alexander, Bartlet Family, Windsor (Ontario), Forgue (Scotland), Letters, Essex Record (Newspaper), Toronto Globe (Newspaper)


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The original is held in the University Archives at the Leddy Library, University of Windsor.

To view online at the Internet Archive: https://archive.org/details/BartletAlexanderLettersFinal

Bartlet, Alexander Letters to the Essex Record and Toronto Globe



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