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Robert Taylor : correspondence and papers 1875-1883

File consists of correspondence to Miss. Annie Hill and later Mrs. [Robert] Taylor. Letter content describes conditions of Winnipeg in the late 1800s, such as the weather, business, price of bread, real estate and journey to Winnipeg, as well the prospects out west and in Ontario. In one letter Robert Taylor asks Annie's father for permission to marry her, and in another letter he mentions a fight that broke out in which a miller working for Wadsworth was beaten. There is also a Dissolution and Partnership document involving and signed by Robert Taylor.

Taylor, Robert

Album of miscellaneous British autographs and letters

File consists of an album of 79 miscellaneous British autographs and letters. It includes letters written to W.L. Courtney, J.M. Wilson and F. Max Muller. Persons represented include Sir Maziere Brady, R.G. Braybrooke, Sir Samuel E. Bridges, Sir John Burke, W.J. Courhope, E. Curtius, John Cam Hobhouse, Admiral J. Jervis, B. Jowett, C. Knight, A. Legros, Sir H.J.S. Maine, H.W. Massingham, Mowbray Morris, Mark Patison, Bonamy Price, E. Renan, A.H. Sayce, and W.A. Wright.

Letters, drawings and photographs to H. H. Brown from Eugene A. Moxley

File consists of letters, drawings and photographs to H.H. Brown from Eugene A. Moxley that discuss plants in Ontario such as the marsh fern and polystichum lonchitis; a photograph of Frank Moxley in a corn field taken September 1947; a photograph of a barn that has the buildings numbered from 1-6 with an identification key written on the back; and a photograph of a fossil sent to H.H. Brown by Moxley.

Moxley, Eugene A.

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