This fonds mainly consists of legal documents and correspondence pertaining to L.P. Fisher's profession as an attorney in Carleton County. There are signed mortgages, deeds, insurance policies, bonds, and leases written and witnessed by Lewis P. Fisher for clients of his law practice. The documents contain the names of the people or companies involved in the contracts, the cost involved in the transaction, and the location of the property. Almost all of these documents were created during Fisher's partnership with Jones, 1845-1875. Fonds also consists of Lewis Fisher's receipts and financial correspondence mostly written or received by the Commercial Bank while Fisher was acting as its agent. Legal documents concerning Fisher's activities as a land owner include materials pertaining to the sale and purchase of property, cost, descriptions, and location information. Estate materials in the fonds consist of correspondence and account information mostly handled by Allison B. Connell, one of the executors of Fisher's estate.
Fonds consists mainly of documents related to Charlotte Miriam Ginson's education and early career as a school teacher. There are certificates including birth, marriage, church, and music; Ginson's entrance marks into the Provincial Normal School; her teacher's license, dated 1933; and an autograph album, dated 1908 kept to her mother, E. Lillian Christie, during her attendance at the Provincial Normal School.
This fonds consists of a 1917-1942 Dunbar Engine and Foundry Company business ledger containing names of Carleton County businesses, the type of service and goods provided to these businesses, date, amount charged, and note of payment received.
Fonds consists of documents related to William F. Dibblee's position as police magistrate for the town of Woodstock. There are signed statements from witnesses of illegal activities committed in Carleton County, including names, dates, and descriptions of the criminal activity. Also included in the fonds are purchase invoices, made by Dibblee, from Carleton County businesses.
Fonds consists of Williamson Fisher's 1880 marriage certificate, 1913 probate, an 1879 certificate of admittance as an attorney, 1889 diploma from the Grand Royal Arch Chapter of New Brunswick, a letter from the town council of Woodstock, a photograph of Fisher in his law office and a photograph album containing black and white photographs of family members, dating from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.
Fonds consists of legal documents and correspondence pertaining to Allison Barlow Connell's career as lawyer in Carleton County. There are signed mortgages, deeds, trusts, and leases involving clients of Allison Connell. These documents contain names, dates, and descriptions of transactions. Fonds also contains account information concerning the estates of Allison Connell, Charles Connell, and Lewis P. Fisher, Allison B. Connell's law partner who had made Connell an executor of his estate. Correspondence includes business letters from clients and business associates.
This fonds consists of documents related to Jeremiah M. Connell's activities as a land owner in Carleton County. There are land grants, J.M. Connell's probate, and an estate list which contains information on real estate and bank and farm stock owned by J.M. Connell. It also lists names of those indebted to J.M. Connell through bonds and mortgages. Fonds also contains records of these bonds, mortgages, and deeds, and J.M. Connell's account information.
Fonds consists of Arthur M. Fisher's school diploma, World War I related news clippings, postcards, photographs of Fisher as a soldier in the First World War (all informal poses), and a scrapbook containing social memorabilia. There is also correpondence about Fisher's death; a 1925 letter regarding Fisher's decoration received by Mildred Fisher; and a book, The War Graves of the British Empire, containing brief biographical information on Arthur Fisher.
This fonds consists entirely of minute books created by the Carleton County Agricultural Society during the following time periods: 1875-1906, 1919-1924, 1929-1939, 1943-1946, and 1948-1953. Minute books contain information on the society's finances and information on topics discussed at society meetings, including crops, livestock, and exhibitions.
Fonds consists of documents related to George H. Connell's activities as a land owner and merchant. There are correspondence, deeds, financial information, and descriptions of property. Correspondence includes letters from customers, family relatives, and political associates in Ottawa, and telegrams. Deeds contain the date, description of property, amount, and names of those involved in the transaction. Financial documents include two cash books, a ledger, and insurance renewal for George H. Connell and Charles Connell. Descriptions of property name the location, acreage, and names of owners.