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Accession Number: 71-1000


Joseph H. Daley fonds. -- Photocopied [ca. 1970-1971]. -- 24 items.

Biography / History

Joseph H. Daley was a Government Immigration agent who lived in Montreal, Canada East. He had affiliations with Sir John A. Macdonald and Thomas D'Arcy McGee.

Custodial History

The fonds was created by John R. Dickinson, who owns the originals, of Peterborough, Ontario. Only the photocopies were donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of photocopied correspondence, of a political and social nature, mainly from Thomas D'Arcy McGee and John A. McDonald, covering topics such as the entertainment of the Maritime delegates to the Quebec Conference. The correspondence dates from June 5, 1862 to June 21, 1867.


Title based on the creator of the fonds.

The fonds was donated by John R. Dickinson.

The originals belong to John R. Dickinson of Peterborough, Ontario.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

Associated material located in the National Archives of Canada (MG 24 (C 21)).

Hand written transcripts for some of the correspondence included in the fonds.