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Library Cash Book 
ImageText  1853-1862  The Cash Book of the Richmond Hill Library Association contains records of members' financial contributions as well as records of purchases of books, candles, library tickets, and expanses for the wage of Librarian. In September 1854, the Library Association owned 367 volumes. (p. 4) Richmond...
Library Minute Book 
ImageText  1852-1865  The Minute Book of the Richmond Hill Library Association contains records of general meetings of the members of the Association, Rules and Regulations of the Richmond Hill Library Association (p. 7), subscription lists (p.14-16), notes on payments, notes on the missing and damaged books (p. 21)....
Appointment of guardian of Judith Nichols 
Text  11 Dec 1740  This documents certifies the appointment of guardian of Judith Nichols, daughter of Elisabeth Nichols, to Rebecca Holroide of Woodhouse, County of York. Size: 25x12 cm. Front side: "William Ward, Doctor of Laws, Commissary of the Exchequer Court of the Most Reverend father in God Lancelot, by...
Letter addressed to James Gamble in West Richmond Hill 
Text  31 Mar 1831  This letter is addressed to James Gamble, Province of Canada, West Richmond Hill, Post Office. The letter is full of spelling and grammar errors. Size: 15 3/4 by 12 in.
View north on Yonge St. 
Image  ca. 1910s  The photograph depicting a view north on Yonge St. at Arnold Cres. The Palmer House is on the left. Yonge St. Richmond Hill
Photograph of a man on bicycle with a child 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1880-1900s  A photograph of a man on bicycle with a child from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright. A Merry Xmas Palmer
Photograph of Willie Wilson 
Image  ca. 1880-1900s  A photograph of Willie Wilson from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright. J. A. Wilson & August F. Gerding, in Ottawa, Illinois. "Cabinet card photographs were first introduced in 1866. They were initially employed for landscapes rather than...
Photograph of a young man 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1888-1896  A photograph of a young man from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. Front side: Chas. J. Neil, Photographer 518 Queen St. W. Toronto Every picture is guaranteed Reverse side: Chas. J. Neil "The Popular" West End Photographer 518 Queen St. West New number 538...
Photograph of a young man 
Image  ca. 1886-1921  A photograph of an unidentified young man from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. Photographer Henry W. Simpson, a partner in Simpson Brothers, is listed as operating in Toronto on 357 Yonge St. in ca. 1886-1921. Simpson Bros., Toronto Telephone 1357 Every picture...
Photograph of a young man 
Image  ca. 1880-1890s  A photograph of an identified young man from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. Photographer James Dixon is listed as operating from 1880-1890s in Toronto, on 201 Yonge Street. Front side: J. Dixon 201 & 203 Yonge Street Toronto Reverse side: J. Dixon Artistic...
Photograph of a young man 
Image  ca. 1880-1890s  A photograph of a young man from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. James Dixon is listed as operating from 1880-1890s in Toronto, on 205 1/2 Yonge Street. Source: Photographers of Ontario.
Photograph of a young man 
Image  ca. 1880-1890s  A photograph of a young man from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. James Dixon is listed as operating from 1880-1890s in Toronto, on 205 1/2 Yonge Street. Source: Photographers of Ontario.
Photograph of a young man 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1880-1890s  A photograph of an identified young man from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. Photographer James Dixon is listed as operating from 1880-1890s in Toronto, on 201 Yonge Street. J. Dixon 201 & 203 Yonge Street Toronto
Photograph of a young man 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1882-1903  A photograph of a young man from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright. Thompson & Son Photography is listed as operating from 1882-1903 in Toronto, on 75 King St. East.
Photograph of a self-satisfied young man 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1878-1896  A photograph of a self-satisfied young man from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright. Gagen & Fraser is listed as operating from 1878-1896 in Toronto. Gagen & Fraser 79 King St. West Toronto
Photograph of Charles Neill 
Image  ca. 1887-1888  A photograph of Charles Neill from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright. Photographer Samuel J. Dixon is listed as operating from 1887-1888 in Toronto, on the corner of King and Yonge Streets. Dixon Corner King & Yonge Sts Toronto Grace Finish
Photograph of Christina Wilson 
Image  ca. 1880s  A photograph of Christina Wilson from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright. J. W. Clark was born in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in 1852. His family moved to Mendota, Illinois, in 1854. J. W. learned the art of photography, and in 1881 succeeded...
Photograph of a baby girl 
ImageMysteries:    A photograph of a baby girl from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. 516 Queen St W. Charles J. Neil Toronto
Photograph of a baby on a chair 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1884-1899  A photograph of a baby on a chair from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright. W. J. Mertens is listed as operating in Stouffville, Ont., in 1884-1899. Mertens Stouffville, Ont.
Photograph of Margaret McCague Wright 
Image  ca. 1878-1896  A photograph of Margaret McCague Wright from the photo album belonging to Margaret McCague Wright and her husband William Ashford Wright. Gagen & Fraser is listed as operating in Toronto in 1878-1896. Gagen & Fraser 79 King St. West Toronto
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