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Accession number: 82.4.22 B
Date: May 29 1906
Materials: PAPER
Measurements: 8 cm L x 13.5 cm W
Subject: LUNENBURG, ELLA JANE ROBBINS DESBRISAY, GRAND FALLS, NEW BRUNSWICK, WILLIAM DESBRISAY
Narrative: ELLA JANE ROBBINS DESBRISAY WAS BORN 29 MAY 1847, THE DAUGHTER OF ELLA MURPHY AND WILLIAM M. ROBBINS.  ELLA ROBBINS MARRIED ON 5 JANUARY 1877 TO THOMAS D. DESBRISAY (BORN 19 JULY 1844).  THEY HAD TWO CHILDREN, WILLIAM AND CHARLES.  ELLA DESBRISAY DIED IN 1926 AND IS BURIED IN LUNENBURG HILLCREST CEMETERY ALONG SIDE HER HUSBAND THOMAS WHO DIED IN 1923.
Description: RECTANGULAR SHAPED IVORY COLOURED ENVELOPE ADDRESSED TO MRS. T. D. DESBRISAY, LUNENBURG FROM THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH CO.  CONTAINED A HANDWRITTEN TELEGRAM FROM HER SON WILL DESBRISAY OF GRAND FALLS, NEW BRUNSWICK.
History of Use: USED TO MAIL A TELEGRAM.