File 005 - John Hallowell

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John Hallowell

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    CA ETRC P006-006-005

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    • 1846-1876 (Creation)
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      Hallowell, John E. (1829-1876)

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    0.03 l.m. of textual records, 6 photographs (2 tintypes): b&w, 1 lock of hair.

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    (1829-1876)

    Biographical history

    John E. Hallowell was born on 10 September 1829, the son of James Hallowell and Margaret McKay. Hallowell studied law at McGill University and was appointed to the bar in 1851, was a member of the St. Francis Bar, a member of the Freemasons Victoria Lodge, and a field officer in the Sherbrooke cavalry. He married Helen Maria Clark on 15 September 1858 and together they had four children: Harry James Brooks (1859-1860), Minnie Henrietta Bethune (1861-1942), Robert Harrison (1862-1863) and Meredyth Bowen (1865-1893). John Hallowell died 23 April 1876 of consumption.

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    The file contains primary source information on the life of John E. Hallowell from 1846 to 1876. It consists of two prize certificates awarded in 1846 to John Hallowell by the Grammar School in Connection with Bishop's College in Lennoxville; a section of a title deed from the British American Land Company to James Hallowell; a commission appointing John Hallowell to the position of Revenue Inspector for the District of Saint Francis in 1857; and Hallowell's Masonic Text-Book, published in 1857 by A.S. Barnes and Co. in New York and containing his signature; deeds of sale for a land transaction between John Hallowell, Robert Hallowell, John Johnston, and the town of Sherbrooke; articles of clerkship by Edward and John Short; certificates of his appointment to the bar and as a member of the Freemasons Victoria Lodge; a will; a diploma. The file also consists of photographs, a newspaper marriage notice, newspaper obituaries, a summary of a lecture Bowen presented to the Library Association and Mechanics Institute, and a lock of John Hallowell's hair taken at his death.

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    Emulsion flaking on tintype.

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    • English

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      Newspaper clippings have been photocopied.

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      Dry Method for Surface Cleaning of Paper was done in December 2001 by Francine Godbout. Two photographs were removed from their frames and newspaper clippings have been photocopied for preservation purposes.

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