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Accession Number: 91-1002

Title

The United Counties of Peterborough and Victoria. Minutes and by-laws fonds. -- 1853-1857. -- 1 folder.

Biography / History

The United Counties of Peterborough and Victoria were created in 1850 when a county system replaced the district system. In 1860 Victoria County separated from Peterborough County thus creating two separate counties.

Custodial History

This fonds was purchased, through Quentin Brown by the Friends of the Bata Library, from an antique shop and donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of minutes and by-laws of the Proceedings of the Municipal Council of the United Counties of Peterborough & Victoria.

Notes

Title based on content of fonds.

This fonds was donated by the Friends of the Bata Library.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

Associated material in the Archives of Ontario in Toronto and the National Archives of Canada in Ottawa.

Finding Aid

Items:

/1 minutes of the proceedings of the Municipal Council of the United Counties of Peterborough and Victoria, June 20, 1853

/2 by-laws and proceedings of the Municipal Council of the United Counties of peterborough and Victoria, June 20, 1854 - within the by-laws section, parts of pages 19-22 have been cut away

/3 by-laws and proceedings of the Municipal Council of the United Counties of Peterborough and Victoria, June 19, 1855 (up to and including page 24)

/4 minutes of the proceedings of the Municipal Council off the United Counties of Peterborough and Victoria, Special Session, Jan 10, 1856; minutes of Council of Jan 29, 1856; minutes of Council of March 6, 1856 (within by-laws section, parts of pages 39- 444 have been cut away); minutes of Council of June 17, 1856

/5 minutes of the proceedings of the Municipal Council of the United Counties of Peterborough and Victoria, Special Session, Jan 27, 1857

/6 Minutes of the proceedings of the Municipal Council of the United Counties of Peterborough and Victoria, Jan 27, 1857; minutes of Council, Special Session, Feb 18, 1859; minutes of council, June 16, 1857; minutes of Council, special Session, Oct. 6, 1857