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Giovanni Guerini Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 43
  • Fonds
  • Approximately 1875

This volume contains 30 stories by Giovanni Guerini translated from Italian by Robert Sinclair.

Guerini, Giovanni, active 1875

Wood Family Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 1154
  • Fonds
  • 1839-1867

Collection consists of 38 letters written primarily by John Wood Senior to family members in England. Many of these were written to a sister or sister-in-law and a few are addressed to his brother, Will Wood, a watchmaker and jeweller in London, i...

Frederick William Torrance Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 220
  • Fonds
  • 1856 - 1861

The fonds consist of copies of deeds, some of which concern the British-American Land Co., that were executed by Torrance for the period 1856 to 1861, and a notebook of opinions on Québec legal questions, including copies of letters from the firm ...

Torrance, Frederick William, 1823-1887

Sir Arthur Henry Hardinge Papers

  • CA RBD MSG 315
  • Fonds
  • 1803-1856; predominant 1822-1844

Hardinge's papers are divided into two series: manuscripts and correspondence. The manuscripts comprise about 550 documents, reports, memoranda, etc. relating to Hardinge's work as a career soldier and administrator. The Indian phase of ...

Hardinge, Henry Hardinge, Viscount, 1785-1856

H.M.S Bellerophon Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 37
  • Fonds
  • 1840-1850

Fonds contains a log of H.M.S. Bellerophon kept during a voyage from Spithead to Italy and the Aegean.

Jean-Baptiste-René Hertel de Rouville fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1192
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1842

Fonds consists primarily of correspondence between Hertel de Rouville and members of the Canadian government, including Chief Secretary of Lower Canada Sir Thomas William Clinton Murdoch (1809-1891) and Governors General Lord Gosford and Charles B...

Hertel de Rouville, Jean-Baptiste-René, 1789-1859

Ann Adams Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1155
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1837

Fonds consists of six autograph signed letters written at Montreal by Ann Adams, dated between 24 March 1834 to 26 December 1937, to her son Edward H. in Providence, Rhode Island, and Philadelphia. Letters contain local news (churches and organs b...

Adams, Ann

Samuel Gale Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 400
  • Fonds
  • 1817-1833

There are three letters from Lord Selkirk, one from Lord Dalhousie, and eight from Lady Selkirk. The early letters concern the Red River Settlement and the North West Company. The letter from Lord Dalhousie, 1824, concerns legal matters, and the...

Gale, Samuel, 1783-1865

Simon McGillivray Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1245
  • Fonds
  • 1826-1832

A collection of documents from the life of Simon McTavish including a letter to his creditors and a series of legal opinions on the estate of Simon and William McGillivray. Documents' informational value is largely financial in nature.

McGillivray, Simon.

Earl of Selkirk Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 403
  • Fonds
  • 1816-1818

The thirteen documents are depositions taken by Lord Selkirk concerning the conflict with the North West Company at the Red River Settlement in Manitoba and at Fort William. The Red River Settlement was a colonization project set up in 1811 by Tho...

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