Series s19 - Donald Farquharson papers

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Donald Farquharson papers

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CA PCA RG25-s19

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  • 1898-1902 (Creation)
    Farquharson, Donald

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.18 m. of textual records

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Farquharson, Donald (1834-1903)

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Donald Farquharson was born on July 27, 1834 to John Farquharson and Mary Stewart of Mermaid, Prince Edward Island. He was educated locally in Mermaid and at the Central Academy and Prince of Wales College in Charlottetown. Upon completion of his education, Farquharson worked as a teacher for a number of years. In 1860 he married Dopson May Edwards Smith of Pownal. They had three children (Laura, Seymour and Alfred) before Mrs. Farquharson

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The series consists of three letter books and two files of textual material of primarily political and business correspondence, although there is also personal and confidential correspondence included as well.

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See also: Driscoll, Fred. “Donald Farquharson” Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Vol. XIII, pp. 332-333

See also: Subject Index for miscellaneous items under the Premier's name

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