Collection MSG 1273 - Jean-Baptiste Lepine Collection

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Jean-Baptiste Lepine Collection

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  • 12 April 1809 (Creation)
    Lepine, Jean-Baptiste, active 1809

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1 folded leaf (4 unnumbered pages) ; 31 x 18.5 cm

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(active 1809)

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Jean-Baptiste Lepine was active around 1809. He is noted as having lived in Rivière-des-Prairies.

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Collection consists of a manuscript petition in French written on behalf of Jean Baptiste Lepine for a ferry from Rivière des Prairies to the river end of Île Jésus, dated 12 April 1809. The petition is signed with his mark. The petition also includes the signatures or marks of a number of other signatories, including Jacob Oldham, Roderick Mackenzie, and Simon Fraser. On verso is a docket title and information in English about reciept of the petition and a note that the request was granted.

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  • French

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Repaired with paper pasted along folds.

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  • Box: R-1272-1