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Description found in Archives

Diary of George Wright [textual record]. 

Date(s)

1872-1879

Place of creation

Ontario

0.6 cm of textual records.

Scope and content

Item is a personal diary describing family life, local events and politics.

Textual records
90: Open
Volume
1
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

No finding aid

Biography / Administrative history

George Wright was stricken with epilepsy soon after his marriage in 1854. He eventually purchased and kept a store. In 1873 he bought a farm on Amherst Island, Ont.

Additional information

Received in 1962 from Mr. Charles Whitehead of Vanier, Ont.

Subject heading

1. George White - Autobiography, [1872, 1873, 1879] Amherst Island (Ont.), [1872, 1873, 1879]
2. George White - Diaries, [1872, 1873, 1879]
3. Farm life - Canada, [1872, 1873, 1879]
4. Amherst Island (Ont.) - Farm life, [1872, 1873, 1879]
5. Farmers - Canada, [1872, 1873, 1879]
6. Amherst Island (Ont.) - Farmers, [1872, 1873, 1879]
7. Amherst Island (Ont.) - History, [1872, 1873, 1879]
8. Amherst Island (Ont.) - Politics and government, [1872, 1873, 1879]
9. Retail trade - Canada, [1872, 1873, 1879]
10. Amherst Island (Ont.) - Retail trade, [1872, 1873, 1879]
11. Stores, retail - Canada, [1872, 1873, 1879]
12. Amherst Island (Ont.) - Stores, retail, [1872, 1873, 1879]
13. Amherst Island (Ont.) - Family, [1872, 1873, 1879]
14. Canada - Social life and customs, [1872, 1873, 1879]
15. Epilepsy, [1872, 1873, 1879]

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