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Rare Books and Special Collections James McGill Fonds
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Calendar and transcription

File contains a typed copy of correspondence from James McGill to Isaac Todd (17 Oct 1805) and handwritten copies of James McGill's business letters 1802-1807.

Cashbook

File contains personal ledger (cashbook) of James McGill from 1809-1817.

Estate business papers 1

File contains various financial documents (bills, ledgers, bequeathals, investments) dealing with the estate of James McGill from 1815-1834.

Estate business papers 2

File contains various financial documents (inventory, property holdings, receipts, debts, ledgers) dealing with the estate of James McGill from 1815-1834. Additionally, the file includes a letter from James McGill to Thomas Dickson (1810) and 2 di...

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

James McGill Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 435
  • Fonds
  • 1776-1975

These McGill papers are entirely concerned with his property and estate. They comprise legal documents and copies of letters (some in McGill's hand) concerning his land holdings on St. Paul St., Montréal, in Stanbridge, and in Detroit. McGill...

McGill, James, 1744-1813

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.

Legal documents, St. Paul Street

File contains 10 items which are copies of legal documents from the life James McGill. 1 indenture contract between James McGill and Edward William Gray, 1795; 1 indenture contract between Andrew Turner and Alexander Allison, 1817; 5 contracts of ...

Letterbook

File contains a series of outgoing correspondence written by James McGill between 1802-1807. Several documents also feature the signature of Isaac Todd. These letters were sent to, among others:John AskinJohn Brickwood Jun.John PatersonAnn McGill ...

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