Fonds MG2087 - Burritt Family Fonds

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Burritt Family Fonds

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  • 1834-1835, 1859-1863, 1866 (Creation)
    Burritt family

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3 cm of textual records

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Walter H. Burritt was born in Upper Canada of Loyalist parents. From 1831 to 1835 he served a medical apprenticeship with Dr. Basil Church of Merrickville, Upper Canada, and attended the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Western District, New York in 1834-1835. His son, Horatio Charles Burritt went to Bishop's College in 1859, but transferred to the Medical Faculty of McGill, where he graduated in 1863 as class valedictorian. He served as a medical officer with the Confederate Army in the American Civil War, and later practiced medicine in Ontario.

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Walter H. Burritt's papers consist of course admission tickets, 1834-1835, and a letter of recommendation, 1835. Horatio Charles Burritt's papers consist of course admission and matriculation tickets, 1860-1863, three letters of recommendation, 1863, a receipt for student fees, 1863, certificates, 1859-1860, 1863, 1866, and his valedictory address, 1863.

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