Item 2 - Undated Letter - Empress Hotel

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Undated Letter - Empress Hotel

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    • Source of title proper: Title supplied by archivist based on letterhead, as no date is available.

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    CA MRM 01170-1-5-2

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    • n.d. (Creation)

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    Physical description

    1 letter : black and blue ink on white paper, black preprinted letterhead "Canadian Pacific: Empress Hotel Victoria", 2 sheets
    1 envelope : blue ink and graphite on white paper

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    (4/4/1882 - 25/6/1949)

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    Scope and content

    Helen writes about a trip by train to visit her parents.

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    Physical condition

    Letter is integral but shows staining from moisture along crease and insect activity through edges and body of sheets; significant damage to second sheet in top half.

    Envelope shows significant staining from moisture and insect activity along bottom and right edges.

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    Item arranged based on the order it was removed from its old housing as no date is available.

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    • English

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      Created: November 26, 2021

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      • English

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