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Correspondence and papers, 1791-1818

Collection of correspondence, general ledger pages, financial receipts, and contractual agreements in relation to McDonald's involvement in the North-West Company and the North American Fur trade.Included in the file are two letters addressed...

Jesuit estates

File contains 2 items which are copies of legal documents. One is an extract of the creation of the Seigneurie de La Prairie-de-la-Magdeleine. The other is an account written over many month of the transfer of lands and moneys involving James McGill.

Ledger, 1830s

Consists of a manuscript ledger in limp, hand-cut and sewn leather binding. The records provide evidence as to Curtis's business expenditures (for example, purchase of animal skins presumably for tanning, such as sheepskin and calfskin) and h...

Will

File contains a hand-written copy of the last Will and Testament of James McGill [1812] including inserts and probate.

Typescript legal documents

File contains the typed copies of 3 legal documents involving James McGill and his family.Deed of sale of a house and lot of ground situated in Saint Paul Street to Mr. John McGill (1792)Deed of Conveyance from the Commissioners for the removing t...

Lighthall, W. D. (William Douw), 1857-1954

Marriage and death certificates

File contains handwritten copies of the marriage and death entries of James McGill from Montreal's Christ Church Cathedral registry and the first marriage (1763) and death certificates of Marie-Charlotte Guillimin from the Montreal Superior C...

Genealogy of Desrivieres family

File contains 2 copies of the Desrivières family genealogy (family tree) from 1764 to the 20th century, including a list of sources, prepared by the McGill University Archives.

McGill University Archives

The family history of James McGill

File contains a typed manuscript of 'The Family History of James McGill, University Founder' by J. M. McGill as well as family trees and a sheet of transcript additions.

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