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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C C1 O 42/1-80
TitleRev William Mason
Extent80 items
Date1852-1870
DescriptionYork Factory with oversight of Severn, Churchill and Trout Lake, 1854-1870.

/1-51 Letters 1852, 1854-57, 1862-1870, including:
/1: about Cree language St John's Gospel printed by the Wesleyan Mission Press, 1852;
/3A Includes reference to Dr. [John] Rae's expedition to find Captain Franklin and description of death of some of Franklin's crew in 1850, 1854;
/4B Medical certificate 1855;
/4C List of articles needed for mission school 1855;
/16A Includes journal of voyage from England and brief description of church at York Factory 1862;
/16B Pencil sketch of St. John's York Factory 1862;
/30 Describes visit to Churchill 1865;
/36 Extract of letter from Rev. S. Pritchard regarding Edwin Mason 1866;
/37 Account of Roman Catholic priest at York Factory 1866;
/44-48 Reference to Mason's children 1868-69;
/49 List of Indians contributing to self-supporting missionary fund: names and description of contributions in kind 1867.

/52-73 Journals: 1854-58, 1862-63, 1865-69: Sep - Nov 1854, Jun 1855 - Sep 1858, Oct 1862 - Nov 1863, Oct 1865 - Sep 1867, May 1868- Jan 1869;
/57 Includes journey to Churchill (Chipewyan Indians) 1856;
/61-62 Includes visit to Severn March 1857;
/66 Includes very detailed account of typhus epidemic 1863;
/74-76 Annual letters for 1863, 1868-69;
/77 Copy of letter to Mason from Dick Indian, York Factory 1853;
/78 Report on school by Miss [Sarah] Mason 1863;
/79 Statistics: York Factory 1868;
/80 The Faith and Duty of a Christian: in Cree syllabic (32 pp. MS)
Access ConditionsMicrofilm or digital copies are made available in place of the originals.
Access StatusOpen, but subject to some access restrictions

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