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Finding Aid - John Maxwell fonds (PF40)

John Maxwell fonds

2 cm of textual records (1 v.)

Biographical Sketch
John Maxwell (1846-1927), was called to the Bar in 1877 and practiced in L'Orignal, Ontario. He served as county prosecutor in L'Orignal and shortly before the First World War established a private law practice in Vankleek Hill, Ontario. He died in November of 1927.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a volume containing cross-examination questions and a draft speech prepared by John Maxwell for the murder trial defence of Frederick Mann in L'Orignal, Ontario. The speech, prepared but never given in court, outlines an insanity defence for Mann.
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Reference code / Title / Date
2002033-001 Notebook of John Maxwell. – 1883
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