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James McGill Collection
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Deed of sale, October 16, 1794

Deed of sale from James McGill, Esquire, and others to Nicholas Montour, Esquire, of two lots or tracts of ground in the City of Montreal, lately employed as a distillery

McGill, James, 1744-1813

James McGill Collection

  • CA MUA MG1007
  • Collection
  • 1797-1814

McGill's papers are of both a personal and a business nature. Personal materials consist of almanacs, 1801, 1802, 1812, containing short, dry diary notes; a power of attorney from McGill to Duncan Cameron, 1809; photocopies of two letters to his business associates John Askin and Isaac Todd, 1812; and copies of his will, 1813. His business interests are represented by the journal of the firm of James and Andrew McGill, 1797-1814. Four documents concerning McGill's property and its boundaries, 1798, 1803 are contained in McGill University Administrative Records, Record Group 4, c.437-c.438.

McGill, James, 1744-1813

Notarial documents

Notarial documents, depositions, etc. concerning the firms of James and Andrew McGill, and Todd, McGill and Company

Power of attorney, May 11, 1809

Handwritten power of attorney given by James McGill to Duncan Cameron. Signed by James McGill and witnessed by Thomas Blackwood and John Grant, Junior.

McGill, James, 1744-1813

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