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Legal Letters, Dutton

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Date Range From
1898
Material
Paper
Storage Location
7-C-3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Railway Museum
Description Level
Group
Description
1. Handwritten letter giving exact detail of By-Law 471 for the village of Dutton, passed June 20th, 1890. Unsigned, lined, legal size document showing the limits of Dutton. 2. Handwritten statement of Company lands, 1898. 3. Bundle of letters from May 21st to July22nd 1898. Seven pages detailing an appeal by CSR to the tax assessment for property of CSR/MCRR in the town of Dutton. The assessment for 1898 increased to $2,300, which the railway disagreed with and took the appeal to court. They were successful in their appeal and the taxes were changed to $2,000.
Material
Paper
Condition Information
1. Folded, stapled and yellowed 2. Folded and yellowed, with rust stains from staples 3. Folded, typed and stapled with rust stains from staple.
Category
Communication Artifacts
Sub-category
Letter Artifacts
Accession Number
2017.001.013~1-2-3
File Number
2017.001
Storage Location
7-C-3
Date Range From
1898
Width
215
Height
100
Units
mm
Item History
Found amongst documents at the CASO station