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Choate Family fonds

  • CA ON00154 2007.5
  • Fonds
  • 1817-1980

Fonds consists of various papers created and collected by the family and descendants of Nathan Choate, 1817-1975. It documents the history of members of the family, as well as local buildings, churches, businesses, and the history of the Municipality of Port Hope.

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"It was quite a life: an interview with Margaret Sproat Wilson"

Item is an article entitled "It was quite a life" recounting Margaret Sproat's life, 3 Jan 1978 Port Hope Evening Guide. Article with interview with Margaret Sproat Wilson, widow of Ralph Choate Wilson and her involvement with the family business - the Port Hope Evening Guide until it was sold to Albert Schultz.

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Liquor Permits and Ration Stamps

File consists of various permits, presumably used by the Wilson family of 42 Bedford Street, during the years 1945-1948. It includes: Permit to purchase Alcohol and Spirits, 1945-1946; Individual Liquor Permit, 1947-1948; Ration Stamps, 2 sheets (no date).

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Nathan Choate Estate Business Papers, 1892

File consists of papers related to business conducted on behalf of the Estate of Nathan Choate and his heirs, 1892. It includes: Receipts, Correspondence, Account Sheet, Farm Lease; Stock Certificates, Midland Loan & Saving Company; Cancelled Drafts; Invoices to the Port Hope Guide and Cooper & Rutter.

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Nathan Choate Estate Business Papers, 1893

File consists of invoices and receipts regarding the Estate of Nathan Choate, 1893. It includes: Seth S. Smith; Dingwall & Ross British & American Hardware; W. J. Foster, Coal & Wood Stoves, Furnaces etc.; W. Williamson, Bookseller, Stationer and Bookbinder; Chas. Stevenson, Lumber, Lath, Shingles etc.; W. L. Herriman, M.D.

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Nathan Choate Estate Business Papers, 1894

File consists of receipts, invoices and correspondence related to the management of the Estate of Nathan Choate, 1894. It includes invoices from: Dingwall & Ross British American Hardware; G. N. Patterson, Lumber, Shingles, Wood and Cedar Posts; and George White.

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Nathan Choate Estate Business Papers, 1895

File consists of invoices and receipts for the management of the Estate of Nathan Choate, 1895. It includes: William Williamson; Galbraith Bros.; Dingwall & Ross British American Hardware; and William Waddell.

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Nathan Choate Estate Business Papers, 1896

File consists of receipts, invoices and correspondence related to the management of the Estate of Nathan Choate, 1896. Also includes accounts and balance sheets for the estate. It includes: Galbraith Bros.; Port Hope Evening Guide; Dingwall & Ross British & American Hardware; and J. W. Wallace.

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Nathan Choate Estate Business Papers, 1899

File consists of invoices, receipts and papers related to the management of the Estate of Nathan Choate, 1899. Includes poster for the closing of the the estate, balance sheets, articles of agreement and lists of bequests. It also includes: G. N. Patterson; Smith & Co.; and Port Hope Evening Guide.

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Nathan Choate Estate Business Papers, 1900-1910

File consists of receipts, balance sheets, correspondence, Midland Loan & Savings Company annual reports and fire insurance policies related to the estate of Nathan Choate, 1900-1910.

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Nathan Choate Estate Documents

File consists of the papers of Nathan Choate's Estate, 1891. It includes: Order on Passing Executor's accounts, 30 May 1900, re: in trust for Herbert Russell Herriman, Gertrude Lelean, Norman Stanley Choate, Nathan Henry Meeking, Arthur Ernest Choate; Audit papers; Schedule "A" account of the Testators Personal Estate, 10 Jul 1891; Power of Attorney, Charles S. Choate and Charlotte A. Choate to Nathan B. Choate; Estate reports; Probate of Nathan Choate; Burnham vs. Chaote - Judgement regarding infant grandchildren of Nathan Choate and unborn grandchildren. Includes two news articles. 3 Jun 1892; Declarations from the grandchildren of Nathan Choate, 1907; Charlotte Elizabeth Hannah Choate, Martha Achsan Herriman and Lucy Ellen Meeking re: Estate of Nathan Choate, 1891; Bequests: 1891- Millicent Mary Ann Stephens (nee Herriman) and 1892 Charlotte E. H. Choate.

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Nathan Choate Estate Invoices

File consists of invoices for contractors and continued maintenance on the Choate estate, Belmont following the death of Nathan Choate, 1891. It includes: List of notes owed to Estate; Estate Sale Poster; Valuation of Estate of Nathan Choate, Lot 5 Con 2; Assessment Notice for Estate Property; Insurance Notes; Receipts for wages paid to employees; Doctor, Grocery and Entertaining Bills; William Carson, Accountant; Grave Digger; Undertaker; Cab Service; Printing - William Williamson; Notes for assessment of estate, 1891.

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Wilson Family Legal Documents

File consists of correspondence and legal documents related to the sale and purchase of property by the Wilson family, undated. Also includes mortgages, deeds of land and probates for Donald Howell Wilson, Frederick William Wilson and Norman Stanley Choate.

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