Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C C1 O 31/1-36
TitleRev Charles Hillyer
Extent36 items
DescriptionIndian settlement, Red River [Dynevor] 1851-1853 [with Fort Pelly 1853]; St Andrews, Red River 1854-1856 [with Portage la Prairie 1856]:
/1-26 Letters 1851-57 including:
/4 Includes reference to syllabics 1853;
/8 Has comments by H. Straith and H. Venn 1854;
/11 Reference to [Maria Cockran] 1854;
/14-17 Reference to unhappy relationships with Hudson's Bay Company particularly concerning founding of Fort Pelly as new mission station without permission of Hudson's Bay Company, including copies of correspondence with J. Ballenden, Fort Garry 1855:
/15 Copy of letter to Sir George Simpson 1855;
/16B To the friends of Civilization and Christianity: petition for funds from inhabitants of Portage la Prairie 1855;
/17 Letter stating grounds for writing the letter to Mr. Ballenden 1855;
/22A Includes reference to relationships with Archdeacon Cockran and training of native agents 1856; /22B Minutes of special meeting of CMS Corresponding Committee relating to Hillyer working amongst Cree Indians at Fort Pelly, with letter from James Hunter 1852;
/24 Including account of exploratory tour to Brandon House 1856;

/27-36 Journals and journal extracts, 1851-54, 1856: Jun - Sep 1851, Jan - Dec 1852, Jan - Mar 1853, Jul - Sep 1854, Jan - Jun 1856 including::
/27 Voyage to York Fort 1851;
/29 Covering letter 1852;
/31A-C [with gaps: printed in 'Missionary Register' 1854 pp.202-207 but parts wrongly marked as Jul instead of Oct];
/36 Abstract: gives general outline of work and daily occupations 1856
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