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HCHS Textual Records collection: Files 2000 to 2499 Marmora
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Pitceathly papers and deeds

File contains manuscript quit claims and deeds concerning the following properties:
i) part of lot number nine, eighth concession, Township of Marmora, purchased by James Madison Tuttle and Laura Maria Tuttle from Richard O. Rothwell, 30 May 1877;
ii)-west half of lot number sixteen in the fifth concession of the Township of Madoc purchased by George Dean Dickson and Marian Ellen Wilson Dickson from Thomas Comerford, 2 December 1882;
iii)-five acres on lot fifteen, fifth concession in the Township of Madoc, purchased by Thomas Comerford from David Pitceathly, Thomas Kelso et al, 11 June 1884;

Penal Systems : essay on proposed relocation of Kingston penitentiary to the Marmora Iron Works, 1837

File contains a photocopied, typescript essay entitled “ The Report of the Commissioners on the removal of the Penitentiary from Kingston to the Marmora Iron Works...” by Nancy M. Dushaw, Carleton University, 1972. The undergraduate essay examines a government proposal to relocate the prison to Marmora and the reasons for the rejection of the plan.

Bethlehem Steel Company, Marmora

File contains several newspaper articles concerning the explorations and operations of the Bethlehem Steel Company at Marmora, Ontario, including an account of the 1959 strike by the local of the United Steelworkers of America to which the miners belonged. Also contains a photocopied typescript of a draft chapter submitted for review in 1967 by Gerald E. Boyce concerning the history of mining in the Marmora area. Also present are two printed booklets entitled 'Bethlehem in Marmora' concerning the iron mining operations at Marmora and their shipping outlet at Picton Harbor.

Marmora Iron Works : memorial to the Governor-General re: Belleville to Marmora railway

File contains a manuscript original and copy of a memorial submitted by the Hastings County Council to Sir Edmund Walker Head, Governor-General of British North America, ca. 1857 requesting a railroad connection between the Marmora Iron Works and Belleville to facilitate the shipment of ore and provide a stimulus to mining in Hastings County.