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Photograph of a little girl 
Image  1882-1906  A photograph of a little girl. Robert Newberry is listed as operating photography business in Aurora, Ont., in 1882-1906. R. Newberry, Photographer, Aurora and Richmond Hill.
Photograph of a couple related to the Wright family 
Image  ca. 18601870s  A photograph in a gold frame depicting a couple related to the Wright family. Presumably John Harrington and Elizabeth Ann Wright. Fragile.
Ribbon of judge of Annual Show of Agricultural Society 
Object  1876  A ribbon of judge of Annual Show of Agricultural Society. Judge Richmond Hill And Yonge St. Agricultural Society Annul Show 1876
Note describing conch shell 
Text  1812  A note describing a conch shell. Note on the back: This refers to horn (shell) now owned by O. L. Wright, Aug. 1846.
Letter of Abraham Wright 
Text  3 Apr 1860  A letter of Abraham Wright to his son Amos Wright. The Battle of Bennington was a battle of the American Revolutionary War that took place on August 16, 1777, in Walloomsac, New York, about 16 km from its namesake Bennington, Vermont.
Genealogical notes of Purdy family 
Text  1860  A list of 25 names, mostly of Purdy family, with indication of dates of birth and death.
Genealogical note concerning Purdy family 
Text  ca. 1840s  Hanna Purdy was Born May 26th 1788 -------- Mary Purdy was Born May 9th 1791 -------- Elisabeth Purdy was Born March 28th 1793 -------- Charlotte Purdy was Born March 28th 1795 -------- William Purdy Jun was Born September 22 1797 ...
Letter of S. Wright to Mrs. E. A. Meek 
Text  7 Mar 1882  A letter of S. Wright to Mrs. E. A. Meek.
Genealogical note of Wright family 
Text  1944-1946  A list of members of the Wright family with indication of dates of birth and death. The original list was compiled by Louisa Wright after 1909. Later additions were made in 1940s, including the note of death of Louisa Wright in 1946.
General summary of the Wright family for nine generations 
Text  1879  General summary of the Wright family for nine generations from pre-1631 to 1879, with a note of S. Wright addressed to Amos Wright.
Certificate of good conduct 
Image  1866  Certificate of good conduct of Lucetta Law. Lucetta Elizabeth Laurel Law, born June 4, 1858, married Amos John Wright, died Feb. 6, 1927. Certificate of good conduct Public School of Upper Canada Fear God, Honour the King Richmond Hill, 1866 This certificate has been awarded to Miss Lucetta Law...
Genealogical note concerning members of the Wright family 
TextGenealogical Resources  1860s  A genealogical note concerning members of the Wright family with indication of dates of birth and marriages.
Indenture of Agreement for Sale of Land 
Text  12 Apr 1841  An indenture of agreement for sale of land.
Genealogy of Ebenezer and Samuel Wright 
Text  1860s  Genealogy of Samuel Wright (in part), Plymouth, Mass., and list of family members of Ebenezer Wright.
Genealogical note of a relative of Amos Wright 
Text  24 Aug 1863  A genealogical note of a relative of Amos Wright. Amos Wright (1809-1881), reeve of Markham Township in 1850, member of Parliament for East York from 1851-67.
Record of Abraham Wright family of Richmond Hill 
Text  27 Oct 1863  A record of Abraham Wright family of Richmond Hill.
Promise to pay of Lucella E. L. Wright 
Text  15 Apr 1899  Lucella E. L. Wright's promise to pay of 950 dollars to George W. Law.
Genealogical record of the Law family 
Text  11 Nov 1881  Genealogical record of the Law family.
Short letter to little Bertha 
Text  December 1880  A short letter to a little girl Bertha.
Copy of article from Royal Gazette concerning North-West Rebellion 
Text  16 Feb 1880  A copy of the article from Royal Gazette concerning North-West Rebellion of 1885, and death of Capt. Hazard Wilcox of Richmond Hill.
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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.