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Paper Letter, typed

From the Collection of Churchill Island Heritage Farm 1 Samuel Amess Drive Newhaven Victoria

Description
Typed paper letter on Department of Agriculture letterhead, to Mr. H. Jenkins, dated 1st May, 1942, enclosing report with recommendations on visit to Churchill Island. Signed A.C.T. Heweitt, Live Stock Science Officer
Size
20.4cm width, 25.3cm length
Object Registration
0230
Keywords
department of agriculture, live stock division, a.c.t. hewitt, mr h. jenkins, harry jenkins, churchill island
Historical information
Dr Harry Jenkins owned Churchill Island from 1936 to 1963 and bequeathed it to Margaret Campbell on his death. Sister Campbell had been nurse to his disabled son and wife and she lived on the island from the time of World War Two. The item was given to Arthur Evans, a family friend, on the day of the auction sale of artifacts when she sold the island, approximately 1973
When Made
May 1942 approx
Significance
This letter demonstrates Harry Jenkins committment to farming at Churchill Island.
Inscriptions & Markings
A.C.T. Hewitt [bottom right hand corner]
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM