|Object ID #||1956.024.005|
|Lexicon category||3: Personal Artifacts|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
Heavy, square leather travelling bag, 19th-century. The satchel is very boxy in shape, and has a dark colouration to its tanned leather exterior. There are two leather handles. There is a broken-off strap to the front flap, which fastened with a buckle in the past.
Unknown maker and provenance.
First owned by Rev. Charles Lister, a Disciples Church (Church of Christ) minister who was born in England. One of the early "saddlebag preachers" in Grey County, he was listed as being 50 years old in the 1871 census of Ontario. Rev. Lister was often on horseback, travelling as part of his evangelical ministry. Last belonged to a descendant, Mary Miller of Owen Sound, Grey County.
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
Lister, Rev. Charles J.