Letter from Wilfrid Laurier to Ulric Barthe, March 18, 1890


Description
Creators:
Laurier, Wilfrid, Correspondent
Barthe, Ulric
, Recipient
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Correspondence
Description:
Handwritten and signed letter from Wilfrid Laurier to Ulric Barthe on March 18, 1890.
Notes:
This letter is one of a series written by Wilfrid Laurier to journalist Ulric Barthe between January 1889 and January 1891. Much of the correspondence relates to Barthe's request for copies of speeches delivered by Laurier in order to be published. Barthe's compilation, "Wilfrid Laurier à la tribune" ("Wilfrid Laurier on the platform") was published in 1890.

Wilfrid Laurier (1841-1919) was Canada's eighth Prime Minister, holding office 1896-1911. Laurier was born in St. Lin, Quebec. He received a law degree from McGill University in 1864, and practiced law in Montreal and Arthabaskville from 1864-1896. Wilfrid Laurier was Liberal party leader from 1887 until his death in 1919.

Transcribed by Katherine Karpiak in June 2013.
Date of Original:
March 18, 1890
Dimensions:
Width: 12.5 cm
Height: 20 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
S706_1.19
Collection:
Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collection
Language of Item:
French
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.42094 Longitude: -75.69029
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes:
S706 Disc2
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

Full Text

HOUSE OF COMMONS

CANADA

Ottawa 18 mars 1890,

Cher Mr. Barthe,

Je vous envoie votre billet avec mon endossement tel que demandé. Avez-vous le texte de Guizot, cité dans mon discours de Toronto? Pouvez-vous me laisser avoir le manuscrit de ce discours.

(Page 2)

Je ne l’ai jamais révisé, & je sais qu’il s’y trouve des erreurs que j’aimerais à corriger.

Bien à vous,

Wilfrid Laurier

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Letter from Wilfrid Laurier to Ulric Barthe, March 18, 1890


Handwritten and signed letter from Wilfrid Laurier to Ulric Barthe on March 18, 1890.