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John Bland Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 421
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1966

Fonds relates to a dining club, the Philogastric Institute of McGill, and include correspondence, principally from Richard Pennington to John Bland, as well as printed menus.

Bland, John, 1911-2002

Edward Wentworth Beatty Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 746
  • Fonds
  • 1930

Fonds consists of manuscript of "The City of Business and How it was Built"

Beatty, Edward Wentworth, Sir, 1878-1943

Estate

File contains 1 large ledger book outlining the inventory, holdings, and value of the estate of Joseph Forbisher.Inventory pp. 1-26 (August 1810)Account of estate sale pp. 26-35 (October 1810)Debt claims pp. 36-94 (1810-1817)Court proceedings pp. ...

Diary

File contains a diary outlining the daily activities of Joseph Forbisher from January 1806 to November 1810. Most entries are extremely brief (no more than one line), but others go into more detail. Catalogues when he left and came back from busin...

Letterbook

File contains 1 bound volume consisting of copies of correspondence written by Joseph Frobisher while he held an important role in the North West Co. from 15th April 1787 to 20th October 1788. All letters written from Montreal and sent to various ...

Estate

This material documents the estate of Mrs. Charlotte Frobisher and includes a copy of her will and an inventory, 1820.Copy of Last Will and Testament pp. 1-3Household inventory pp. 4-11 (1820)Account of estate sale pp. 12-29 (1816)Account of beque...

James Stanley Goddard Papers

  • CA RBD MSG 1244
  • Collection
  • 1767, after 1805?

The collection consists chiefly of a document written by Stanley Goddard detailing a 1766-1767 voyage by canoe from Michilimackinac up Lake Superior to the Mississippi. There is a docket title given on verso: "Copy of Mr. Goddard's Journ...

Goddard, James Stanley, -1795

Letter to creditors

File contains a letter written by Simon McGillivray to his creditors of the various firms wherein he was a partner. McGillivray presents the worth of several of his assets in an attempt to ease the creditors and assure them that the Deed he has se...

McGillivray, Simon.

Description of the cataract or falls of Niagara

File contains an account of the visit of Joseph Hadfield to the Niagara Falls and surrounding area. A description of the Falls is given. Hadfield outlines his activities and travels in the summer of 1785. Some physical description of the Great Lak...

Hadfield, Joseph, 1759-1851.

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