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title Prospector Spud
creator Arsenault, Jean-Paul
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description <p>As he sat in his one-room pine cabin<br />on Joliffe Island in Great Slave Lake,<br />the lonely prospector must have scarcely<br />believed his eyes. The telegram, dated 8<br />May 1946, and addressed to Ulric J.<br />"Spud" Arsenault, of Yellowknife, read<br />as follows:</p><p>Option in Schedule A of our agreement<br />dated April twenty seventh, nineteen<br />forty-six is hereby accepted without<br />variation . . . . Reporters have asked<br />permission to be present when payment<br />of money is made to you. Believe it<br />advisable to cooperate and therefore<br />request your presence in Toronto to<br />receive the one hundred thousand<br />dollars cash . . . . Please leave<br />immediately and advise by wire collect<br />when you will arrive.</p><p>It was signed "Emil Schnee, care of<br />Samuel Ciglen, 100 Adelaide West,<br />Toronto."</p>
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1992
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-429
source 32
language en_US
rights <p>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.</p>

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title Prospector Spud
creator Arsenault, Jean-Paul
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description <p>As he sat in his one-room pine cabin<br />on Joliffe Island in Great Slave Lake,<br />the lonely prospector must have scarcely<br />believed his eyes. The telegram, dated 8<br />May 1946, and addressed to Ulric J.<br />"Spud" Arsenault, of Yellowknife, read<br />as follows:</p><p>Option in Schedule A of our agreement<br />dated April twenty seventh, nineteen<br />forty-six is hereby accepted without<br />variation . . . . Reporters have asked<br />permission to be present when payment<br />of money is made to you. Believe it<br />advisable to cooperate and therefore<br />request your presence in Toronto to<br />receive the one hundred thousand<br />dollars cash . . . . Please leave<br />immediately and advise by wire collect<br />when you will arrive.</p><p>It was signed "Emil Schnee, care of<br />Samuel Ciglen, 100 Adelaide West,<br />Toronto."</p>
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1992
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-429
source 32
language en_US
rights <p>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.</p>