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Magrath family, Erindale
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Business correspondence

File consists of two letters regarding financial matters, one to the Reverend James Magrath from Bishop John Strachan, and one to James Magrath (his son).During an earlier archival descriptions the items in this file were assigned numbers A4.1-A4....

Magrath family, Erindale

Day Book, Erindale Estate

File consists of a ledger comprising accounts of the Erindale Estate kept by William Magrath. Accounting commences in 1867 with the construction of the second Erindale home and alludes to the destruction of the original house by fire. The ledger c...

Magrath family, Erindale

Dwelling House for William McGrath Esq're

File consists of two architectural plans for the new Erindale house rendered by Gundy and Langley Architects of Toronto and commissioned by William Magrath. The plans show facades and floorplans as well as projected uses for rooms.

Magrath family, Erindale

Enclosures extracted from Day Book

File consists of receipts and other types of financial correspondence tucked between leaves of the Day Book. The original locations within the Day Book have been noted for each enclosure.

Magrath family, Erindale

Family correspondence to Charles Magrath

File consists of letters written from November 1844 to March 1845 to Charles Magrath in Ireland from various family members in Canada. Topics include society life, Christmas preparation, the Dean affair, local suicide attempt, Toronto hot baths, a...

Magrath family, Erindale

Family correspondence to Charles Magrath

File consists of letters written from May to July 1845 to Charles Magrath in Ireland from various family members in Canada. Topics include financial shortfalls, new railroad, bad droughts, storms, stage between Toronto and Streetsville, fire in Qu...

Magrath family, Erindale

Family correspondence to Charles Magrath

File consists of letters written from March 1867 to February 1874 to Charles Magrath from various family members. Topics include the destruction of the Erindale house by fire and aftermath as well as other family news.During an earlier archival de...

Magrath family, Erindale

Family correspondence to Charles Magrath

File consists of letters written from August to September 1845 to Charles Magrath in Ireland from various family members in Canada. Topics include harvest celebration, fires, arson, camp meeting with Indigenous peoples known at that time as the Cr...

Magrath family, Erindale

Family correspondence to Charles Magrath

File consists of letters written from August to October 1844 to Charles Magrath in Ireland from various family members in Canada. Topics include weather, crops, family news, James Magrath's will, property, the Dean affair, and observations of...

Magrath family, Erindale

Family correspondence to Charles Magrath

File consists of letters written from March to May 1845 to Charles Magrath in Ireland from various family members in Canada. Topics include pleasure in letters, of Indigenous peoples known at that time as the Credit Indians and soapmaking, Dean af...

Magrath family, Erindale

Family correspondence to Charles Magrath

File consists of letters written from September 1845 to December 1846 to Charles Magrath in Ireland and elsewhere by various family members. Topics include Charles' wish to study law, Tom's travels, Dean affair, crops, ships leaving for ...

Magrath family, Erindale

Family correspondence to Charles Magrath

File consists of letters written from October to November 1844 to Charles Magrath in Ireland from various family members in Canada. Topics include politics, elections, storms, marriages, John Stachan's wedding, the Dean affair, and thoughts a...

Magrath family, Erindale

Family histories

File consists of photocopy of a booklet written and published by J. K. Dean, a school teacher at the Credit. The publication was an attempt to discredit the Magrath family by accusing them of dishonesty, misconduct, immorality, slander, perjury, a...

Magrath family, Erindale

Farewell letter to the Reverend James Magrath

File consists of a letter of farewell and thanks from "the Gentlemen of Bagenalstown"upon the Reverend Magrath's leaving Ireland.During an earlier archival description the item in this file was assigned the number A3.17. A transcrip...

Magrath family, Erindale

Financial records

Series consists of records kept largely in the course of administering the Erindale Estate and farms. Records include account books, receipts, statements of credit, and calculations. A small amount of material pertains to the personal finances of ...

Magrath family, Erindale

House for William McGrath Esq Credit CW

File consists of detailed written specifications of projected architectural features and expectations for tradesmen for the new Erindale house commissioned by William Magrath from Gundy and Langley Architects of Toronto. Appended is an incomplete ...

Magrath family, Erindale

Land indentures

File consists of two deeds for land in Ireland, one between Peter Langworth and Bryan Kenney and other between Thomas Magrath and James and Laughlin Lennon.

Magrath family, Erindale

Legal documents

File consists of various legal documents and instruments, including notice regarding land for the Great Western Railway in Ireland, commissions (as Public Notary and in the York Militia), a certification of the witnessing of the marriage of the Re...

Magrath family, Erindale

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