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Letter from Chearnley regarding small pox among the Mi'kmaq in Eastern Shore.

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them is to be
forwarded to me
by Saturday night's
mail and will
by me be handed
to the Govt as soon
as possible

I need scarcely
add that I
conceive that
prompt measures
ought to be taken
for the fear of the
spread amongst
our country folks
of so dreadful
a [disease]

with respect
Your [obet] [Ser]
Wm Chearnley
@ I Affairs

Date: 1860

Retrieval no.: Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 431 No. 112