Fonds F 2040

F. J. French fonds

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F. J. French fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

50 centimetres of textual records

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of records arising from French's law practice (consisting mostly of legal case files), as well as various records collected by French in the study of the local history of Grenville, including original manuscripts, typescript copies of printed documents, and newspaper clippings. Fonds also includes records of the Grenville County Historical Society, which contains histories of various individuals and families which were prepared by the Society. Local history records are arranged into series by subject, with series then arranged alphabetically, with a miscellaneous series at the end. Miscellaneous records include wills, notes, invitations, marriage certificates, agreements, accounts, leases, correspondence, reports, funeral notices, petitions, and circular letters.

Local history records consist of the following series: Brockville and Prescott Joint Stock Road Company (Series 1), Elections (Series 2), Galops Canal (Series 3), Grenville Historical Society (Series 4), Insurance (Series 5), Return of Marriages, Grenville County (Series 6), Militia Matters (Series 7), St. Lawrence Permanent Building Society (Series 8), Temperance Societies (Series 9), Wills (Series 10), and Miscellaneous (Series 11)

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Frederick John French (1847-1924) was a lawyer in Prescott Ontario, a conservative member of the Legislative Assembly for the ridings of South Grenville and Grenville from 1879-1890, and President of the Grenville County Historical Society.

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French, F. J. (Frederick John), 1847-1924

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission from the copyright holder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was acquired by the Archives of Ontario in 1925 from Mrs. F.J. French, and T.K. Allan, Esq., a Barrister of Kemptville, Ontario. Additional materials were acquired by the Archives in 1984 from an unknown source.
Availability of Other Formats

Records are available on microfilm.

Title based on content of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Numbers: 589, 16495.MU 1106-1109; MU 4818-4820.MS 797.

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