Book: Leather-bound book with inscription of Presented to George Fraser Munroe Esq. by the Rural Municipality of Kildonan April 1912. In this book, the municipality recognizes Munroe's resignation as Secretary- Treasurer of the Municipality of Kildonan due to illness. Munroe would die a short two months later, in June 1912.
Envelope: a small envelope of unknown origin. Envelopes would have been sealed with wax.
Horn Snuff Box: A small, rectangular snuff box with a piece of horn glued to the top. Snuff boxes held snuff, a powdered form of tobacco.
c. before 1878
Pen and nibs: Before the days of fountain pens, a writer had to dip their nib into a pot of ink. The nib collected the ink and deposited it back onto the page once the person began writing. Nibs could be replaced on the pen if they broke or became worn out.
Wax seal: To press the wax in order to close an envelope. Seals often had personalized designs for the person sending the letter.