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Fonds F 170

Robert W. Pilkington estate fonds


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Title
Robert W. Pilkington estate fonds
Dates of Creation
1834-1877
Physical Description

19 centimetres of textual records

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the administration of the estate of Robert Pilkington in Upper Canada and England, including the clarification of land titles and selling of land properties.

The records include correspondence concerning claims against the estate and discussions of legal technicalities in England, and correspondence from Canada referring to Canadian affairs of the estate. Fonds also includes legal documents referring to the estate, including affidavits, deeds, and accounts.

Fonds has been arranged into two series.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Robert W. Pilkington (1765-1834) was born in England, and died there, but spent the period 1790-1803 in North America where he came as an engineer with the British Army.

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Pilkington, Robert W., 1765-1834
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records were donated to the Archives of Ontario from Mr. J.H. Harris of Kent, England.
Notes

Title based on content of fonds.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Former Codes

Accession Number: 6423

MG 3

Coll. #44

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
F 170-1 Robert W. Pilkington estate correspondence
F 170-2 Robert W. Pilkington estate legal and business records