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Accession Number: 77-1011


Emmett F. Sheehy fonds. -- 1931-1939, 1852. -- 1 folder.

Biography / History

Emmett F. Sheehy was a Barrister-at-law in Peterborough, Ontario during the 1930's.

Custodial History


Scope and Content

The fonds consists of correspondence received by Emmett Sheehy relating to cases of various prisoners in which Sheehy was interested and to the sale of Canadian wheat to Britain, from 1931 to 1939. Correspondents include W.L. Mackenzie King, Mitchell Hepburn, Maurice Dupre and Hugh Guthrie. Also included is a crown land grant to Joseph Aiott, Smith Township, 1852.


Title based on the creator of the fonds.

The fonds was donated from an unknown source.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y 


1. 20 Feb, 1931 Mitchell F. Hepburn, Ontario Liberal leader, to Sheehy, re: actions of the Department of the Attorney General

2. 30 June, 1932 Hugh Guthrie, Minister of Justice, to Sheehy re: clemency in the cases of prisoner Stobie and Forlong

3. 6 July, 1932 Guthrie to Sheehy re: Stobie and Furlong

4. 9 Dec, 1933 Maurice Dupre, Solicitor General, to Sheehy re: the case of David Hubbs

5. 30 Nov, 1934 Guthrie to Sheehy re: David Hubbs

6. 22 July, 1939 W.L. MacKenzie King to Sheehy re: the purchase of wheat by the United Kingdom, and finding a market for Canadian wheat

Estray: Crown Land Sale, Grant to Joseph Aiott, 26 acres being (part of) Lot 40 Concession 12, Township of Smith, 21 Feb, 1852