Fonds F02011 - William Fitzgerald Fonds

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William Fitzgerald Fonds

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CA ON00239 F02011

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  • 1892-1893 (Creation)
    William Fitzgerald

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0.01 m of textual records

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William Fitzgerald's home was in Camden East, Ontario. However he had to move about to find work and in 1892 and 1893 he spent most of his time in Pittsburg Township where he managed a cheese factory. At that time his diary notes he frequently visited Kingston where he was a member of Zion Church.

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The diary of William Fitzgerald starts with brief records of weather and a few daily events in January of 1892. It goes on to record many of the events that occurred in Mr. Fitzgerald's life in 1892 and 93. These include events in Camden East, Kingston,and Zion Church in Kingston. Much of the diary is taken up with recording events that happened while the author was employed as a cheese maker in Pittsburgh Township and it also records a visit the author made to Syracuse to look for work.

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Donated by Kingston Historical Society, 16 July 1999


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  • English

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