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Charles James fonds
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CA RBD MSG 1193
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approximately April 1915 (Creation)
- James, Charles, 1835-
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1 volume (various pagings) ; 35 cm
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Previously purchased from eBay.
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Fonds consists of a one document, a manuscript of reminiscences of Charles James, born in Montreal in 1835. The document is internally dated in April 1915. James describes his childhood as the son of a carriage and sleigh builder born in England who conducted much business for the British military stationed in Montreal. The family resided on Craig Street. Reminiscences include descriptions of Montreal, the building of the locks on the Lachine canal, a trip up the Ottawa River to Bytown (Ottawa) and then to Kingston, where the family resided for a time. James joined his father in the trade of carriage trimming as a young man before becoming a Baptist minister in Stratford, Canada, and later Wellesley.
Some significant ink bleed-through.
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Purchased from Warren Baker, September 2017.
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In ink, with some interlinear annotations in pencil.
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- James, Charles, 1835- (Creator)