Fonds F00879 - Charles E. Morse fonds

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Charles E. Morse fonds

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  • 1888-1941 (Creation)
    Morse, Charles E.

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2 m of textual records, 7 photographs

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Charles Morse was born in 1860 at Liverpool, Nova Scotia. After attending Liverpool Academy he went on to Dalhousie University for an L.L.B. in 1885 and then Trinity College, Toronto for a D.C.L. in 1900. He became Deputy Registrar of the Exchequer Court in 1904 and in 1912 became Registrar and Editor of Reports. He assumed editorship of the Canadian Bar Review in 1923 and continued in that capacity until his retirement in 1932. Dr. Morse died in 1945.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, legal records, scrapbooks and photographs. These papers illustrate mainly Dr. Morse's editorship of the Canadian Bar Review. There are a few personal papers: financial records and scrapbooks.

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  • English

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No further accruals are expected

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