1886 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT RELIC OF NORTH OXFORD COUNTY ONTARIO FINANCE AND COMMERCE HANDWRITTEN BY THE COUNTY TREASURER

By: ABRAHAM JOHN HILLSDON

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On offer is an interesting, original later 19th Century Municipal Record book from North Oxford, Ontario dated 1886-87. Titled: Township of North Oxford, Debenture Accounts, Henderson Creek Drain under By Law No. 176. 1886 & 1887. The treasurer is an Abraham John Hillsdon, and the accounts are written in his hand ~ lists of income received and expenditures for this Henderson Creek Drain project in 1887. There are 29 written pages, starting in 1887, with the last entry in 1895. They are sporadic in the book, some at the front, some in the middle, and some right at the end of the book with blank pages in between. There is a small glued in handwritten receipt: 'Received from Mr. Hillsdon Treasurer of North Oxford the Sum of Five dollars and Seventy three cents ~ East Nissouri Township's share of the refund on the Henderson Creek Drain" signed David Lawrence Treasurer East Nissori'. Many names in this book, a very interesting piece of south western Ontario history. The back of the book has several pages on the Gravel Account for 1894; Reports from Each Pathmaster of the Gravel Used in their Division; lists of names, numbers of loads and pit locations. There is also a copy of By-Law # 176 for the year 1886 inserted ~ By-Law to provide for draining of parts of the first, second and third concessions of the Township of North Oxford, and for borrowing, on the credit of the Municipality the sum of one thousand nine hundred and fifteen dollars for completing the same. Provisionally adopted the twentieth day of October, A.D. 1886. Also, there is a worn copy of the Seventh Annual Report for the Agricultural Mutual Assurance Association of Canada tucked in. The book itself is in fair shape having a cracked hinge, some loose pages and some chipping but overall Fair+.

Title: 1886 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT RELIC OF NORTH OXFORD COUNTY ONTARIO FINANCE AND COMMERCE HANDWRITTEN BY THE COUNTY TREASURER

Author Name: ABRAHAM JOHN HILLSDON

Categories: 19th Century Ephemera, 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: NORTH OXFORD COUNTY ON EAST NISSOURI WOODSTOCK, 1886

Book Condition: Fair+

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 0002014

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