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TitleLetters of Caspar Henry Burton, Jr.
AuthorBurton, Caspar Henry, 1887-1920
PublisherPrivately printed by the Riverside Press
Place of PublicationCambridge, Mass.
DescriptionEdited by his brother Spence, this biography of Caspar Burton Junior contains mainly letters Burton sent to family and friends and gives great insight into the life of a heroic young man who died far too young from injuries suffered in the First World War. The third section of the book (pp. 101-198) describes the three years Burton volunteered with the Grenfell Mission in Northern Newfoundland and Labrador, becoming a favorite of those he worked with at the mission and the many people he met through his work there.
SubjectWorld War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American
Missions, Medical--Newfoundland and Labrador--Labrador
ContributorsBurton, Spence (editor)
Physical Descriptionviii, 404 p., [7] p. of plates : front, ill.
Bibliography NoteIncludes bibliographical references.
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Labrador
Local Call NumberD 570.9 B93 1921
Resource TypeBook
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies -- Digitized Books
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
SourcePaper text held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies
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CONTENTdm file name156638.cpd