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Letter from S.Mennie to William Macewen


Letter of thanks from Mennie to Macewen for saving his life after a gunshot wound.

"County Police Station, Lauder. N.B., 26.2.89.

My Dear Sir,
I assure you it is no easy matter to express how truly grateful I am to you for saving my life, after having been so dangerously shot. I have every reason to be proud that I was placed under your able hand- under the care of a Surgeon whose skillful and most successful operations have gained for him a universal reputation. I am confident that I would not have been so promptly and successfully operated upon by any other Surgeon- which makes me all the more thankful. I am also glad to state that the the very careful way which I was nursed and the kind way which I was treated by your Nurses (in my opinion) contributed largely towards my speedy recovery. My friends and all who know me are highly pleased to see me discharged by you in such a satisfactory condition. I again thank you from my heart, and also your subordinates for their very kind attention. I trust you will accept of the enclosed small gift as a token of my appreciation of your most valuable services to me.

I am
My Dear Sir,
Yours Respectfully,

S. Mennie.


S. Mennie


c. 1889


RCPSG 10/1A/94

Letter from S.Mennie to William Macewen


Letter from S.Mennie to William Macewen
Letter from S.Mennie to William Macewen



S. Mennie, “Letter from S.Mennie to William Macewen,” Heritage, accessed June 23, 2024,