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Alexander McPherson fonds

  • CA ON00329 F27
  • Fonds
  • 1825-1843

The fonds consists of 12 letters written by Alexander McPherson to members of his family, including his mother and his brother-in-law. The majority of the letters were written while he held the position of Manager at Plantation Nos. 17 & 18 in Berbice, British Guiana and the remainder represent the period following when he settled at Whitby.

Alexander McPherson

J.T. Stephenson Book of Psalms and New Testament

File consists of two (2) volumes: Book of Psalms and The New Testament (only Matthew and Mark). Both volumes are inscribed with the following message: "To my aunt Miss J T Stephenson A Souvenir of my visit to Canada in the summer of 1860" dated "Port Hope 28 Sep 60."

"Memoirs of My Life" by George Wilson

Series consists of a type-written copy of "Memoirs of My Life" by George Wilson, c1862. It was written in Montreal, and dedicated to Sarah (his wife). The series also includes one edition of the Port Hope Evening Guide (17 Jun 1929), as published by Geo. Wilson.

Letter from A. P. Rice

Item is a handwritten letter discussing a large number of deaths and the procession in Toronto. Letter is dated July 5, 1866. The author of the letter is A. P. Rice, writing from B. A. Cottage, Toronto, C. W. and speaks also of his studies in Toronto. References in letter are made to "F. Little" and "Elijah" (believed to be Elijah Rice 1843-1920).

Long Collection Photograph Album

Series consists of a thirty-six (36) page photograph album, with fifteen (15) pages of black and white and sepia coloured photographs. Photographs include Walton Street, Drill Shed on Queen Street, Midland Railway station, 1878 flood, rural scenes, unidentified family portraits. It also includes images from Cleveland.

Arthur T.H. Williams Papers, 1861-1881

File consists of five (5) sets of papers originally owned by Arthur T.H. Williams. It includes: (1) Page removed from an unknown book inscribed to "Arthur T. H. Williams from his affectionate Mamma Sarah S. Williams" also inscribed to "Lilian Williams from Papa Penryn;" (2) Four (4) postcards, dated 1880 addressed to A. T. H. Williams; (3) Envelope stamped 1861 addressed to "Arthur H. Williams Esq Port Hope C. W.;" (4) Envelope addressed "Arthur T. H. Williams Esq MP Ottawa, O." 1881; (5) A postcard postmarked 1907 sent to Mrs. Passmore, Hill & Dale, Port Hope. Scene on front is "R. N. W. M Police Barracks Regina tower is where Louis Riel was hanged."

Arthur T.H. Williams Papers, 1859-1883

File consists of nine (9) sets of papers originally owned by Arthur T.H. Williams. It includes: (1) St. John's Cemetery Plot list, no date; (2) J. Hoffman, Invoice, 1883; (3) Account list owned by A. T. H. Williams, 1863; (4) Sale Poster, lot 1, concession 7, Seymour Township for sale by A. T. H. Williams; (5) Affidavit of James Scott, Port Hope Attorney and A. T. H. Williams re: Williams' law training, 1859; (6) Correspondence - 4 pieces written by Horace Aghvin, 1866 to the Bensons. Mentions Williams' name; (7) copy of a letter by Henry White of Beaverton to H. Seymour, 1876; (8) letter, found in account book, 1865; (9) Account book, 1881 for A. T. H. Williams' properties. Lists locations by township, lot and concession.

Tuck Family

  • Collection
  • [after 1887]

Collection consists of photographs of the Tuck family

George Brogdin fonds

  • CA ON00154 2007.34
  • Fonds
  • 1830-1890

Fonds consists of papers related to the personal and professional life of George Brogdin, c1830-1890. It includes legal documents created by Mr. Brogdin's law practice in Port Hope, ON. For more detailed information please refer to file and item-level descriptions.

Brogdin, George

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.

Choate (family)

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.

Choate (family)

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.

Choate (family)

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.

Choate (family)

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