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Accession Number: 92-1005

Title

Newcastle District Loan Company banknotes. -- 13 Aug. 1836-27 Aug. 1836. -- 1 item.

Biography / History

The Newcastle District Loan Company of Upper Canada operated in the early 1800's. It's president was George Hall and its' currency was in pounds and shillings. It was one of the nine district banks which was not granted a charter in 1860's.

Custodial History

Margaret E. McGregor found this item in her sister's, Helen McGregor, belongings after Helen's death in 1990. Helen was a teacher in Peterborough for many years. This item was donated through Professor Michael Peterman, President of the Peterborough Historical Society, to the Trent University Archives along with the Peter Robinson report (92-1001).

Scope and Content

This item consists of 2 pages of banknotes printed by the Newcastle District Loan Company in August of 1836.

Notes

Title based on creator of item.

This item was donated by Margaret E. McGregor via Professor Michael Peterman.

Restrictions: N

Associated material located at the National Archives of Canada and the Archives of Ontario.