Fonds F 1256
2 reels of microfilm (textual records)
Fonds consists of the microfilmed diaries of James Cameron, written while he resided on James Cameron Island. Diary entries relate to: the weather; farming (including wood cutting and the care of farm animals); hunting; trade; shipping; fishing; social visits; trips to Williamstown; and local news.
Diaries also include mathematics exercises, penmanship exercises, hand written sheet music, and hand copied essays and poems.
Also included are some loose items, including: receipts; an advertising letter from the Curzon Brothers (tailors); family correspondence; accounts; and a child’s drawings and exercises.
James Cameron (1825-1912) was a farmer on Cameron Island (also known as Thompson Island and Ile Thompson) in Charlottenburgh Township, Glengarry County.
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Title based on content of fonds.
Accession Number: 10597.
To view records, use self serve microfilm reel MS 379.
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