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202302-001-29 · Unidad documental simple · 1897
Parte de Laura Carten fonds

A letter from James Wilberforce Longley to Thomas Mulvey regarding an invitation to a shareholder’s dinner for the Canadian Magazine whereby he stresses the importance of the Canadian Magazine to his personal interests.

James Wilberforce Longley (1849-01-04 – 1922-03-16) was the Attorney-General of Nova Scotia from 1886-1905, in June 1905 he was appointed to the Bench of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. In Sketches of attorney generals of Nova Scotia, 1750-1926, John Doull describes Longley as being arrogant, disdainful, and highly critical of others. Despite his reputation in politics and law, he was also a writer and was elected fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1898, which was considered rare for an active politician. He was also president of the Nova Scotia Historical society between 1897-1905, and wrote studies on both Joseph Howe and Sir Charles Tupper.

PR-030-1 · Serie · 1800-1960
Parte de Laura Carten fonds

The Autographed Signed Letters of Eminent Persons series contains individual letters and autographs from literary, political and historical figures worldwide, though they are predominantly British and Canadian. The records consist of full letters, cut-outs of autographs from letters and cards, and manuscripts written by authors and poets. It was divided into three sections by its original creator: autographed signed letters, miscellaneous autograph signatures, and miscellaneous letters and letter fragments.

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Autograph 66 : Thomas O’Hagan
202302-001-122 · Unidad documental simple · [Before 1939]
Parte de Laura Carten fonds

Autograph of Thomas O’Hagan.

Thomas O’Hagan was a poet and teacher from Ontario. He studied at the University of Ottawa, Syracuse University, Cornell, Columbia, Chicago, Louvain, Grenoble and Fribourg Universities, and Laval University. He taught in various highschools across Ontario and lectured on literature. He published books of poetry including A Gate of Flowers (1887) and In Dreamland and Other Poems (1893).

Letter 68 : Ella Wheeler Wilcox
202302-001-121 · Unidad documental simple · [Before 1919]
Parte de Laura Carten fonds

A letter signed by Ella Wheeler Wilcox to an unknown recipient.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919) was a poet and writer who was known for her unconventional romance poems.

202302-001-120 · Unidad documental simple · 18–
Parte de Laura Carten fonds

Ending of a letter from J. C. Patterson to Thomas Mulvey discussing the date of a future event. 

James Colebrooke Patterson (1839-1929) was a Canadian civil servant and lawyer and served as the Lieutenant governor of Manitoba.

Letter 67 : John Kendrick Bangs
202302-001-118 · Unidad documental simple · 1858
Parte de Laura Carten fonds

A letter to Miss Corcoran from John Kendrick Bangs offering his autograph.

John Kendrick Bangs (1862-1922) was an American writer and editor of several publications including Harper’s Magazine in New York City.

Receipt 1
202302-001-116 · Unidad documental simple · 1859
Parte de Laura Carten fonds

A receipt from an unknown recipient specifying that Gilman Carson [?] paid £5

Autograph 65
202302-001-115 · Unidad documental simple · 1893
Parte de Laura Carten fonds

An unknown autograph made out to Miss Corcoran.