Painting of Sir John A. Macdonald in front of the fire in his office
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Sir John A. Macdonald was the first Prime Minister of Canada, serving from 1867 to 1873 and from 1878 until his death on June 6, 1891. This research tool provides access to more than 17,000 references to the Sir John A. Macdonald fonds (MG 26-A). This fond consists of political and personal papers divided into subject files, correspondence files, legal and financial papers, family papers and letterbooks.
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