Item 2008.6.1.50 - List of Letters at the Port Hope Post Office, June 1836

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List of Letters at the Port Hope Post Office, June 1836

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CA ON00154 2008.6-2008.6.1.50

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  • 1836 (Creation)
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    Furby, William
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    Port Hope, Municipality of

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(1799-1881)

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William Furby (1799-1881) was born in Bridlington, Yorkshire, England. He was the husband of Ann Manning. He came to Port Hope in 1826 was the first printer in Port Hope and published the Gazette. He was the father of Fanny, John M., and Florence.

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Papers found in the attic of 1 Brown Drive, Port Hope, the former home of William Furby, one of the early printers in Port Hope. The house was originally on Walton Street, before it was moved.

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Item is a list of letters remaining at the Port Hope Post Offce dated 4 Jun 1836, for publication in the Port Hope Gazette. List includes the following names: James Anderson, Wm. Altenburg, John Agar, Henry Adams, Wm. Buttre, Bradford, John Brown, Phinias Byran, Thomas Barrie, Beebe, Walter Bourke, Abram Bowen, George Brooks, Baldwin, John Best, John Bruce, Wm. Best, Luke Bedford, Wellington Britton, Brian Bouskill, Joseph Ball, David Bedford, Soloman Charlesworth, Wm. Cole, Hiram Cooper, Wm. Calbert, Wm. or George Calvert, John Coheen, James Cooper, James Dobbs, Douglas, Day, Ellis, Enihers, Henry Elliott, Furby, Fervan, Richard Gregor, Robt. Gillis, Thomas Garnet, James Grant, Francis Grace, George Gay, Charles Hank, Joseph Hope, Robt. Hovey, Robt. Henderson, John Hanna, Capt. Handcock, Wm. Hall, Myndert Harris Jr., Wm. Hurst, George Jennings, Joseph Gibb, Wm. Kingsmill, Richard King, Richard Lymas, Malcolm Leith, C. S. Low, John Lucas, James Livingstone, Charles Liddell, Mrs. McClellan, Wm. Magill, Jacob Merkley, Wm. Marsh, Spencer Moore, B. Mitchell, James Motherell, Thomas Miller, Mallery, Henry Mitchell, Michael McMahon, Wm. Macredie, C. McNilledge, Johnson Marsh, Charles Meadow, Samuel McCoye, Reuben Mitchell, Wm. Mitchell, Martin Mallory, Richard Nesbitt, Patrick Norris, Thomas Outridge, Francis Oliver, George Potter, Wm. Pratt, Elias Potter, Samuel Powers, Charles Robinson, John Ross, John Robinson, Thomas Robinson, James Riddle, Leonard Soper, Henry Sharp, John Scott, David Smith, Mrs. Capt. Shea, Lancelot Smith, Thomas Stinson, John Smith, John Porter, Zeek Turck, James Todd, John Taylor, Robt. Thorne, Leonard Thompson, John Taylor Jr., JLP Taylor, Richard Young, George Young, Daniel Walsh, John Weston, Daniel Wilson, Jesse Ward, David Wilson, Charles Wallis, Jesse Williams, Walton, James Walker, Thomas White, Col. J.T. Williams, Wm. Wallis, Mrs. Wm. Waddell, Wm. Whitaker, Richard West, George Winslow. Ordered by David Smart, Post Master.

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