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Breden estate sous-fonds

This sous-fonds is a modest record of a the typical pioneer success story, following the fortunes of a son of an illiterate Irish immigrant to some financial success and civic respect in Kingston's early years. Although not documenting William's many careers as butcher, alderman, contractor or family man, the financial papers reflect his affairs in connection with his properties, his debtors, his stocks, his estate and the estate of his second wife, Amelia.

Breden (family)

McPherson Trust sous-fonds

Sous-fonds consists of correspondence, legal documents and financial records. The trust was established on the marriage of Jane Catherine Herchmer to John McPherson in 1838 and endured until McPherson's death in 1903.

McPherson Trust

Bath Road Company sous-fonds

This sous-fonds consists of accounts, bills, receipts, correspondence, notices of assessments, statements, cheque stubs, a bank book and broadsides. There is also a list of shareholders form 1910, the year the company was sold.

Bath Road Company

Thomas Briggs estate sous-fonds

This sous-fonds is comprised of correspondence and papers relating to personal business, including real estate holdings in Kingston, Napanee, Wakefield and elsewhere. The real estate holdings in Kingston include 20 Emily Street, 165-167 King Street, 270 Division Street, and properties on Princess and Montreal Streets. There are many examples of documents pertaining to the handling of estates such as wills, contracts, and Powers of Attorney. There is also information about stocks and investments in such companies as the British North American Investment Company, the London and Westminister Investment Company of Canada, and records about investing in various gold mining operations such as Canada Gold Fields Syndicate, Deer Trail, Monte Cristo and the Republic Consolidate Gold Mining Company. The material has been arranged chronologically.

Briggs, Thomas

Kingston Rectory Fund sous-fonds

The sous-fonds is comprised of the records of R. Vachon Rogers, partner in Kirkpatrick and Nickle, who became the solicitor and Rector's Agent to the Fund on the death of Dr. James A. Henderson in 1890. These papers were created druing the time of his practical administration and include leases, insurance payments, the Glebe farm, vouchers, tax bills, etc. There are no minutes and little correspondence, of particular interest are a few architectural elevations for shop fronts by Newlands and Thomas Power. Of particular note are the numerous drafts of a private bill, an Act respecting St. George's Church, Kingston (57 Vict C.23), 1894 that formalized the operation of the Rectory Fund under the Rector of St. George's and Kingston Rectory Committee appointed by Synod of Diocese of Ontario.

Kingston Rectory Fund

John Maule Machar estate sous-fonds

The sous-fonds mainly consists of records regarding land lots, sales and transfers in the Provinces of Ontario and Manitoba. It includes bonds, deeds and indentures, accounts connected with the estate, and powers of attorney. Also included are some documents reflecting Machar's involvement with the Canadian Mica Company, the Midland District Schoolboard and the Rideau Canal.

Machar, John Maule

Sir Richard John Cartwright sous-fonds

Fonds consists of correspondence, including letters to Alfred Knight, his business agent in Napanee, Ont., concerning the interests of the Cartwright estate; business papers; speeches; scrapbooks; a manuscript of his book, "Reminiscences"; and invitations from Their Excellencies, The Governor General and The Countess of Minto, to Sir Richard, his wife, and family to attend various events in Ottawa.

Cartwright, Richard John

Isaac Simpson estate sous-fonds

This sous-fonds is comprised of correspondence and legal documents pertaining to insurance, loans, mining leases, promisory notes, the Cataraqui Bridge Company and the Kingston Hoisery Company. There are also a large number of documents reflecting the many land transactions in which Simpson was involved. Of particular interest are the records pertaining to Farm Lot 24, Lot 23 and Lot 16 (Military Reserve) in the City of Kingston.

Simpson, Isaac

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