Fonds PR-1587 - Harry Jones fonds

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Harry Jones fonds

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  • 1886-1891, 1904-1935 [Photocopied 196-] (Creation)
    Jones, Harry, 1840?-1936

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2 cm of textual records

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Harry Jones was a Welshman who came to British Columbia in 1863 as part of the Company of Welsh Adventurers (aka the Welsh Brigade). As part of the Company, he worked as a miner in the Cariboo. He was the MLA for the Cariboo riding from 1903 to 1909.

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The fonds consists of Jones' correspondence from the Cariboo.

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Some of the letters are in Welsh.

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Archives code(s): E/C/J721; E/D/J721

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