County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Birch Bark Letter from Lizzie Eldridge
Description
Mystery Question
Can anyone decipher the meaning within Lizzie's letter?
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Creator
Eldridge, Lizzie, Author
Media Type
Text
Item Types
Documents
Correspondence
Description
This item is a letter written from Lizzie Eldridge to a Mrs. Edith dated June 3rd 1897. The letter is written on thin pieces of birch bark. The words "Wentworth Sta. June 3 1897" and "Dear friend Edith" can be read on the front, while the reverse side is marked "X. This is the one we could not have when painting," and the final page is signed from "Lizzie Eldridge." The title page also has her name on it along with a decorated piece of flowers and a scroll of paper.
Notes
Most of the letter is illegible.
Date of Original
3 June 1897
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Lizzie Eldridge
Local identifier
2019SC001.035
Collection
Shirley Caron Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.25011 Longitude: -79.99964
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Birch Bark Letter from Lizzie Eldridge. June 3, 1897. Shirley Caron Collection. Item No. 2019SC001.035.
Contact
County of Brant Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
County of Brant Public Library (Paris Branch)
12 William Street
Paris, ON
N3L 1K7 | @brantlibrary
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Birch Bark Letter from Lizzie Eldridge


This item is a letter written from Lizzie Eldridge to a Mrs. Edith dated June 3rd 1897. The letter is written on thin pieces of birch bark. The words "Wentworth Sta. June 3 1897" and "Dear friend Edith" can be read on the front, while the reverse side is marked "X. This is the one we could not have when painting," and the final page is signed from "Lizzie Eldridge." The title page also has her name on it along with a decorated piece of flowers and a scroll of paper.