Collection MSG 437 - Montreal Fire Club Collection

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Montreal Fire Club Collection

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CA RBD MSG 437

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  • 1786-1814 (Creation)
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    Montreal Fire Club

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1 bound volume (118 pages)

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(1763-1814)

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The Montreal Fire Club was formed by a group of prominent merchants and businessmen for the mutual protection of its members from fire. Isaac Todd, Thomas McCord, James McGill and Benjamin and Joseph Frobisher were among the founding members of the club. The club held its first meeting in April 1763. The members of the club were provided with firefighting equipment and were expected to familiarize themselves with the other members houses and warehouses to provide assistance if needed.

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Contains 1 bound volume of minutes for the Montreal Fire Club from 2nd April 1786 to 14th November 1814. First 6 pages outline the purpose and engagement of the club members. List of 14 the members appears on page [2].

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CH133.S3

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