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Amos Wright Collection


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  • Letter of S. Wright addressed to Amos Wright
    Text       A letter of S. Wright sent from Glen Falls, N.Y., to his cousin Amos Wright.
    Text     A letter of S. Wright sent from Glen Falls, N.Y., to his cousin Amos Wright.
  • Genealogical record of Ebenezer Wright
    Text       Genealogical record of Ebenezer Wright.
    Text     Genealogical record of Ebenezer Wright.
  • Letter to Amos Wright
    Text       A letter to Amos Wright soliciting recommendation to support an appointment for the position as Registrar for the newly created County of Ontario.
    Text     A letter to Amos Wright soliciting recommendation to support an appointment for the position as Registrar for the newly created County of Ontario.
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Amos Wright Collection


Amos Wright (1809-1881) was elected as the first reeve of Markham Township in 1850. He was member of Parliament for East York from 1851-67, and chairman of the October 1857 meeting that supported the incorporation of Richmond Hill as a village. His collection includes more than 50 original documents: photographs, personal and business letters, notes, genealogical records, certificates, and small artifacts.