Donald McDonald letter
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CA PANB MC348
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20 January 1813 (Creation)
- McDonald, Donald
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Donald McDonald (1764-1815) was a major in the first battalion of the Charlotte County militia based at St. Andrews, New Brunswick. On 20 January 1813 he wrote to Captain Malcolm MacFarlane, one of his officers. McDonald was a business man and served as member of the Legislative Assembly from 1809-1815.
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The letter, dated 20 January 1813, contains a list of supplies that men from the company were supposed to bring with them if assembled in a case of emergency. The list included clothing, a blanket and some sort of carrying case.
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Donated to the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick by Mrs. Mabel E. Donelly, the great-great-granddaughter of Malcolm McFarlane.
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