Richmond Hill Public Library News Index
Amos Wright Collection


Description
Media Type:
Group
Item Type:
Documents
Description:
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.
Date of Original:
1840-1880
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.87111 Longitude: -79.43725
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Richmond Hill Public Library
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1 Atkinson St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0H5

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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.