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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C C1 O 71/1-67
TitleWatkins, Rev. Edwin Arthur
Extent67 docs.
Date1852-1863
DescriptionFort George (work amongst Indians and Eskimos) 1853-57; Mapleton 1857-58; Cumberland [with Nepowewin] 1858-63
/1-39 Letters 1852-63 [including orders for goods, many including children's books] including:
/2 List of medicines sent from London to Moose Fort for Watkins [see /3 p. 18] 1852;
/4 Includes reference to Cree Language 1853;
/5B Commandments, Lords Prayer and few verses of Scripture in Eskimo 1853;
/6 Reference to possibility of moving to Little Whale River 1854;
/9 Includes list of articles needed 1856;
/12 Includes reference to translation work and Cree dictionary 1857;
/13 Includes reference to exaggerated and misleading statements in CMS publications 1857 [see also /21 1859];
/17B First reading book in Indian language (Roman script) [?Cree] 1858;
/18 Includes comments relating to Red River mission 1858;
/19A-B Orders for supplies for Nepowewin mission and Mr. Budd's private account 1858;
/20 Supplies needed for Cumberland for 1859;
/21 End missing [order for supplies] 1859;
/22B Order for goods for Cumberland 1859;
/22C-D Order for Nepowewin mission and Mr. Budd's private account 1859;
/27B-E Orders for supplies for Cumberland and Nepowewin 1860;
/31B Goods ordered for Devon 1861;
/33B, 36B Orders for goods 1862, 1863;
/33C Notes of supplies for Watkins, made by headquarters clerk 1862;

/40-59 Journals 1852-63: Jun 1852 - Dec 1856, Jan - Feb, Jul - Dec 1857, Jan - Dec 1858, Apr - Dec 1859, Jan - Apr 1860, Jul - Dec 1861, Jan 1862 including:
/40 Includes voyage out and description of Orkneys 1852;
/46 [marked '4 sheets wanting. Returned from Mr. Ridgeway in this state'] 1855;
/47 Includes report for 1855;
/52 5 Jul - 27 Aug 1857: Journey to Martin's Falls including (19 Aug) copy drawing of an Indian message;
/56 Report for 1860;
/58 Report for 1862;
/59 Report for 1863;

/60-67 Annual letters for 1856-62
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