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Accession Number: 99-1003

Title

Reid family dictionary. -- [1780]. -- 1 dictionary.

Biography / History

This dictionary, referred to as "Old Noah" by the Reid family, has been passed down through several generations of Reid family. It originated in Ireland, and was brought to Canada in 1822 by Robert and Maria Reid.

Custodial History

This dictionary was in the custody of Bette Reid before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This accession consists of one dictionary, of which the title page is missing. The oldest date pencilled in appears to be 1780. Signatures include Robert Stewart, William Reid, Mary Stewart, and John Stewart.

Notes

Title based on the contents of the accession.

This dictionary was donated by Bette Reid.

Restrictions: N

For related records see: 77-012 and 97-1034.

A history of the dictionary compiled by Bette Reid is included.