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Finding Aid - David Brown collection (PF72)

David Brown collection

16 cm of textual records  

Biographical Sketch
David Brown (1935-1998) was a teacher and collector of historical manuscripts and artifacts who lived in Hamilton, Ontario.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of records relating to the law practice of Robert Pickard McBride, a partner with the firm of Peat and McBride in Hamilton, Ontario. The collection includes correspondence, legal documents, and case files related primarily to cases in Hamilton, the County of Wentworth and Toronto.

PF72-1 Law practice records of Robert Pickard McBride

16 cm of textual records

Scope and Content
Series consists of records created and maintained by Robert Pickard McBride. Records include personal and professional correspondence, receipts, mortgages, deeds, wills and other legal documents, a case book and client records regarding the estate of Sir Albert Edward Gooderham estate. Many of the records were created during the partnership of McBride with Oswald Peat in the firm of Peat and McBride. Some of the records may have been acquired by McBride from a predecessor.
Reference code / Title / Date
2002025-001 Abstracts of title. -- 1886-1920
2002025-002 Case book. -- [189-?]-[191-?]
2002025-003 Case file for Anne Penman McLean. – 1931
2002025-004 Case file for David Fitch. -- 1883, 1887, 1920
2002025-005 Case file for Ambrose Purnal Van Fleet. – 1933
2002025-006 Deeds. -- 1872-1913
2002025-007 Estate of Albert Edward Gooderham. -- 1935-1945
2002025-008 Miscellaneous legal documents. -- 1895-1957
2002025-009 Mortgages. -- 1872-1903
2002025-010 Property tax invoices. -- 1934-1935
2002025-011 Records of Peat and McBride. -- 1935-1937
2002025-012 R. P. McBride: miscellaneous personal letters and receipts. -- 1932-1936
2002025-013 Robinson Securities Ltd. balance sheets. – 1929
2002025-014 Wills. -- 1905, 1909, 1916, 1933-1950
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