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Amos Wright Collection


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  • Letter of Amos Wright to Abraham Wright
    Text       A letter of Amos Wright to Abraham Wright.
    Text     A letter of Amos Wright to Abraham Wright.
  • Note describing conch shell
    Text       A note describing a conch shell.
    Text     A note describing a conch shell.
  • Letter of Harriet Law to Abraham Law
    Text       A letter of Harriet Law to his father Abraham Law with a short note of Mary Brown on the back side.
    Text     A letter of Harriet Law to his father Abraham Law with a short note of Mary Brown on the back side.
  • Letter of Harriet Law to Abraham Law
    Text       A letter of Harriet Law to Abraham Law, Whitchurch Township, York County, Upper Canada.
    Text     A letter of Harriet Law to Abraham Law, Whitchurch Township, York County, Upper Canada.
  • Marriage Certificate of Abraham Law
    Text       Marriage Certificate of Abraham Law and Elizabeth Klinck issued in the Township of Vaughan on May 17, 1831.
    Text     Marriage Certificate of Abraham Law and Elizabeth Klinck issued in the Township of Vaughan on May 17, 1831.
  • Letter of John Klinck to Abraham Law
    Text       A letter of John Klinck to Abraham Law, merchant in Richmond Hill, 16 miles North of Toronto.
    Text     A letter of John Klinck to Abraham Law, merchant in Richmond Hill, 16 miles North of Toronto.
  • Letter of Wm. Wright to Amos Wright
    Text       A letter of Wm. Wright to Amos Wright.
    Text     A letter of Wm. Wright to Amos Wright.
  • Genealogical note concerning Purdy family
    Text       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 ...
    Text     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 ...
  • Indenture of Agreement for Sale of Land
    Text       An indenture of agreement for sale of land.
    Text     An indenture of agreement for sale of land.
  • Letter of R. Bolduin to Amos Wright
    Text       A letter of R. Bolduin to Amos Wright.
    Text     A letter of R. Bolduin to Amos Wright.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Genealogical record of Ebenezer Wright
    Text       Genealogical record of Ebenezer Wright.
    Text     Genealogical record of Ebenezer Wright.
  • Letter of Rev. Stephen Wright
    Text       A letter of Rev. Stephen Wright.
    Text     A letter of Rev. Stephen Wright.
  • Genealogy of Ebenezer and Samuel Wright
    Text       Genealogy of Samuel Wright (in part), Plymouth, Mass., and list of family members of Ebenezer Wright.
    Text     Genealogy of Samuel Wright (in part), Plymouth, Mass., and list of family members of Ebenezer Wright.
  • Genealogical note concerning members of the Wright family
    TextGenealogical Resource       A genealogical note concerning members of the Wright family with indication of dates of birth and marriages.
    TextGenealogical Resource     A genealogical note concerning members of the Wright family with indication of dates of birth and marriages.
  • Genealogical notes of Purdy family
    Text       A list of 25 names, mostly of Purdy family, with indication of dates of birth and death.
    Text     A list of 25 names, mostly of Purdy family, with indication of dates of birth and death.
  • Photograph of a couple related to the Wright family
    Image       A photograph in a gold frame depicting a couple related to the Wright family.
    Image     A photograph in a gold frame depicting a couple related to the Wright family.
  • Letter of Abraham Wright
    Text       A letter of Abraham Wright to his son Amos Wright.
    Text     A letter of Abraham Wright to his son Amos Wright.
  • Circular of Ottawa City Hall
    Text       A circular of the Ottawa City Hall concerning Hotel accommodation for the members of the Legislature during the visit of Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales, in Ottawa in 1860.
    Text     A circular of the Ottawa City Hall concerning Hotel accommodation for the members of the Legislature during the visit of Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales, in Ottawa in 1860.
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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.