Volume 7

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Address Delivered By WM. Stevenson In 1877

Author: Unknown Publication Date: 1967   Guelph during fifty years, what a comprehensive subject, and what a short time to describe it – fifteen minutes, a little over three years a minute; nothing but the merest outline of a few of the most prominent events in our history can be stated – not dwelt upon. The first tree was cut...

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In Shadows Of Your Name

Author: A. Leone Hinds Publication Date: 1967   How the Pro Does It A professional genealogist accepts only legal evidence of birth, marriage and death along with proof of parentage on which to assemble a pedigree. Such legal evidence must be a registered certificate; this is considered a record made under the law of our land. In present day records...

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Henry W. Peterson

Author: Greta M. Shutt Publication Date: 1967   An extract from The High Schools of Guelph, by permission. .......Henry W. Peterson remained in Guelph, where he became County Crown Attorney. He served on the Guelph Board of Education for 45 years as member, chairman and secretary. He was remembered vividly by the late John M. Kearns, Q.C., County Crown Attorney...

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A Letter From Hugh Douglass

Author: Unknown Publication Date: 1967   A letter from Hugh Douglass, the founder and first president of the Guelph Historical Society, was received in Guelph early in June. As many members inquire for news of him, it was thought that extracts from this letter would be of interest. Dated at Greenwood Forge, Atglen, Pennsylvania 19310, the letter proceeds: “Life has...

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