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title Carrying the Mails, 1763-1861
creator Prince Edward Island Museum
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description On 9 January 1792, Major Robert Gray, secretary to Lieutenant Governor Edmund Fanning, setoutfrom Charlottetown with several companions, heading overland to Murray Harbour on pressing business. He hoped to rendezvous with the ship Assistance lying at anchor in Murray Harbour and sail with her to London. The harbour at Charlottetown was already frozen fast, and the aptly named Assistance was until spring Gray's last chance of a trans- Atlantic passage from the young colony. His party's ordeal was chronicled a few days later in Charlottetown's Royal Gazette and Miscellany:
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1990
type Document
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identifier vre:islemag-batch2-358
source 27
language en_US
rights Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.

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title Carrying the Mails, 1763-1861
creator Prince Edward Island Museum
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description On 9 January 1792, Major Robert Gray, secretary to Lieutenant Governor Edmund Fanning, setoutfrom Charlottetown with several companions, heading overland to Murray Harbour on pressing business. He hoped to rendezvous with the ship Assistance lying at anchor in Murray Harbour and sail with her to London. The harbour at Charlottetown was already frozen fast, and the aptly named Assistance was until spring Gray's last chance of a trans- Atlantic passage from the young colony. His party's ordeal was chronicled a few days later in Charlottetown's Royal Gazette and Miscellany:
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1990
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-358
source 27
language en_US
rights Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.