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Catalog Number M1998.9.12.2
Object Name Envelope
Title Letter from John McCrae to Helen Nelson
Date 1900
Year Range from 1900.0
Year Range to 1900.0
Description .1 Letter handwritten in black ink on translucent beige paper. Surface of paper is slightly waxy. One sheet of paper folded in half vertically to create four "pages". Letter from South Africa discusses Boer War, entertainment, illness. .2 Envelope addressed to Miss Helen Nelson, Montreal. Brown, waxy envelope. Black ink printing in Deutsch across front.
.2 Postmark on front: "Army Post Office V R Natal(?) Field Force Nov. 7 1900 81" Postmark on back: "Montreal Dec. 14 24 00"
People Nelson, Helen
McCrae, John
Search Terms McCrae - Boer War
Subjects BOER WAR
COMMUNICATION
Dimensions .1
Length: 4.75"
Width: 8.00"
.2
Length: 3.50"
Width: 6.00"