Fonds F0269 - Augusta Boulton fonds

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Augusta Boulton fonds

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2 cm of textual records

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Augusta Boulton (nee Latter) was born on Orillia, Ontario. She and married Charles Arkoll Boulton in 1874 and removed to Manitoba where he farmed. Boulton was a soldier and participated in the Riel Rebellion (1870) on the Loyalist side. He also raised a troop, known as 'Boulton's Rangers,' which participated in the Northwest Rebellion of 1885 at the Battle of Frog Lake and later in the capture of Big Bear. He was appointed to the Senate in 1889.

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The material was presented to York University Archives and Special Collections by Mr. Dacre F. Boulton (d. 1984), through Nigel Potts, a student at Osgoode Hall Law School.

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The fonds consists of photocopies of a series of letters from Charles Arkoll Boulton to his wife Augusta, during the period of the Northwest Rebellion, 1884-1885.

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The fonds comprises the following accessions: 1975-002. No further accruals are expected.

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2002/04/03 Marie-Josee Levesque. Created based on WordPerfect description.
2019/06/13 KCP. Migrated from EES.

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