Topic: CPMS members: help required please re: turkey  (Read 5150 times)
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« on: August 06, 2006, 06:56:06 pm »

Hello fellow CPMS members, or anyone:
I seem to recall an article in either the CPMS bulletin or journal (in the past three or four years, I thought, but I could be incorrect on that) about a letter accompanying a Dominion of Canada 1897 $1 note, given from Massey-Harris to wives of its employees to purchase a turkey, goose or whatever, for Thanksgiving dinner in 1897.
Can anyone else remember this article, which I believe had an illustration of the message, which does show a turkey?
If so, can you point me to it in the journal or bulletin, please?
If my recollection is amiss, and it was in another publication, I would appreciate that information, please..
You can either reply here, or email me at
Thanks in advance.
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« Last Edit: August 06, 2006, 06:58:56 pm by alvin5454 »
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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2006, 10:23:27 pm »

Yes, as a matter of fact I know where to find this article, or at least a reprint.  http://All Nations Stamp and Coin's latest newsletter  features these. Hope that this helps!


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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2006, 10:58:29 pm »

The letter was also featured in the 4th edition of the Charlton's paper money catalogue.  See scan below:


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