Smibert Family Fonds


1. Letter from Thomas Smibert (Peebles Scotland) to brother James Smibert (London, Upper Canada) dated 29 March 1825 regarding Thomas' leather tanning business. -- 2. Letter from Thomas Smibert to James Smibert dated 14 August 1828 updating James on family news and the tannery's economic troubles. -- 3. Letter from Thomas to James dated August 1833 updating family matters. -- 4. Letter from Thomas Jr. to uncle James Smibert dated 30 September 1840 informing James of the death of Thomas Sr. -- 5. Letter to Elizabeth Smibert Harrision from cousin Margaret in Scotland dated July 1863 regarding Elizabeth's father's death. Only 1 page of letter survives. -- 6. Letter from George Smibert in Scotland (youngest son of James in Canada) to family in Canada dated 11 July 1869 regarding his visit to Edinburgh and his return to Canada. -- 7. Letter from James (nephew of pioneer James in Canada) in Westpoint, Connecticut to uncle James in Canada dated 6 November 1854 regarding trip to Scotland. -- 8. Story of James Lambert (Smibert) from Chambers Edinburgh Journal (vol 5 no 239, August 27, 1836). -- 9. A Story about James Smibert entitled "Things As They Are In America" from Chambers Journal of Popular Literature (Sat. 22 April, 1854). -- 10. Passage entitled "Visit From A Canadian Settler" from Chambers Edinburgh Journal (vol 6 no 292 September 2, 1837). -- 11. Background about the Smibert letters from H. Marie Smibert 15 July 1981. 


3 cm

Type(s) Of Materials: 
Unpublished Material and Manuscripts
How To Access: 

XS1 MS A017

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