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Letter to D. McLachlin from John Dowler regarding offer of construction services for addition to saw or grist mill

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Date
13 April 1863
Collection/Fonds
McLachlin Bros. fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
  1 document  
Date
13 April 1863
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
McLachlin Bros. fonds
Description Level
Item
Series
F209
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
Mr. Hannum informed John Dowler that D. McLachlin was looking to build an addition to his saw or grist mill that summer. Dowler then took the liberty of applying to do paid work for McLachlin and asked that a reply to the letter be addressed in the care of Mr. Hannum.
Landmark
McLachlin Grist Mill
Notes
Envelope 11
Access Restriction
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Accession No.
2003-0164
Documents

2003-0164_MU1957_1863_CorFromJohnDowler.pdf

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Date
1868 - 1988
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
20 m of textual records
1 x 16 mm motion picture film
262 photographs
Date
1868 - 1988
Format
textual records
photographic
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Fonds
Reproduction Location
Vital statistics, Assessment & Collector Rolls are digitized and in Common Folder
Physical Description
20 m of textual records
1 x 16 mm motion picture film
262 photographs
History / Biography
Arnprior was first settled by Europeans in 1825 when Archibald McNab brought 80 settlers from Scotland to the township he named after himself. In 1862, Arnprior was incorporated as a village and in 1892, it was incorporated as a town. The population grew as Arnprior provided employment through its various industries, most notably the McLachlin Mills, the Kenwood Mills, the Canadian Public Booth Co., M. Sullivan and Son, Pfizer and Scheel Windows to name only a few. Over the years, Arnprior has grown into a thriving community providing its residents with a wide range of social and public services.
Language
English
Acquisition Source
Records were donated by the Town of Arnprior Clerk Carol Rousselle in March 1997, July 2000 and July 2004.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of by-laws, assessment and collectors rolls, minute books, account books and other records documenting the activities undertaken and decisions made by the Town.
Please see separate series and sub-series descriptions in this database for more detail as to Scope and Content.
The detailed description of this large collection was supported by a grant from the Arnprior and District Historical Society, which is gratefully acknowledged.
The collection is arranged into the following Series and Sub-Series:
SERIES I COUNCIL MINUTES & PETITIONS
SERIES II TOWN OF ARNPRIOR BYLAWS
SERIES III COMMITTEES & BOARDS
Sub-Series: Cemetery Records
SERIES IV ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS
Sub-Series: Administrative Files
Sub-Series: Correspondence Files
SERIES V DEPARTMENTAL RECORDS
Sub-Series: Department of Public Works
Sub-Series: Human Resources
Sub-Series: Parks and Recreation Photographs
SERIES VI VITAL STATISTICS
Sub-Series: Birth, Marriage and Death Registers
Sub-Series: Birth, Marriage and Death Returns
SERIES VII FINANCIAL RECORDS
Sub-Series: Tax Records
Sub-Series: Accounts
SERIES VIII MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
Access Restriction
Please use digitized version for Vital Statistics and Assessment & Collector Rolls.
Minutes, tax assessment and collectors rolls and bylaws which are not restricted. Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths are restricted for 104, 80 and 70 years respectively. Restrictions to other Town of Arnprior records are currently under review.
Accruals
Further accruals are expected.
Accession No.
1997-0083
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Date
1868 - 1988
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Series
Date
1868 - 1988
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Series
Series
2
Language
English
Scope and Content
Please note that a complete list of bylaws (#1-1893 to #2999-1978) and a list of repealed by-laws is contained in box D16.8.
By-laws: Box:
1-99 D 13.1
100-199 D 13.2
200-259 D 13.3
260-299 D 13.4
300-399 D 13.5
400-499 D 13.6
500-599 D 13.7
600-699 D 13.8
700-799 D 13.9
800-899 D 13.10
900-999 D 13.11
1000-1099 D 14.1
1100-1199 D 14.2
1200-1299 D 14.3
1300-1399 D 14.4
1400-1499 D 14.5
1500-1579 D 14.6
1580-1649 D 14.7
1650-1749 D 14.8
1750-1829 D 14.9
1830-1899 D 14.10
1900-1999 D 15.1
2000-2099 D 15.2
2100-2199 D 15.3
2200-2299 D 15.4
2300-2399 D 15.5
2400-2449 D 15.6
2450-2499 D 15.7
2500-2549 D 15.8
2550-2599 D 15.9
2600-2659 D 15.10
2660-2699 D 16.1
2700-2779 D 16.2
2780-2849 D 16.3
2850-2899 D 16.4
2900-2949 D 16.5
2950-2999 D 16.6
2592 D 16.7 (Official Plan of the Lower Madawaska Planning Area)
D 17.3 contains Newsletter 1998 and Veteran's Street Names Project 2013
Town of Arnprior By-laws
1978 to 1996
Held at the Arnprior Archives
BOX YEAR BY-LAWS E17.2
1 1978 3000 - 3077
1979 3078 - 3135
1980 3136 - 3181
1981 3182 - 3223
1982 3224 – 3275, 3277 - 3285
1983 3286 – 3296, 3298 - 3339
2 1984 3340 - 3435 E17.3
1985 3436 – 3458, 3460 – 3479, 3481 – 3488, 3490 - 3523
1986 3524 – 3535, 3537 - 3595
1987 3596 – 3670, 3829 - 3835
3 1988 3671 – 3728, 3730 – 3763, 3765 - 3779 E18.1
1989 3780 – 3804, 3806 – 3829, 3836, 3838 – 3858, 3860, 3862 – 3876, 3878 - 3888
1990 3889 – 3890, 3892 – 3898, 3900 – 3916, 3918 – 3929, 3931 – 3966, 3968 - 3974
4 1991 3975 – 3989, 3991 – 4042, 4044 - 4056 E18.2
1992 4057 – 4065, 4067 – 4076, 4078 – 4088, 4090 – 4124, 4126 - 4137
1993 4138 – 4139, 4141 – 4154, 4156 – 4168, 4170, 4172 – 4176, 4178 – 4191, 4193 – 4214, 4216 - 4238
5 1994 4239 – 4255, 4257 – 4270, 4272 – 4287, 4289 - 4301, 4304 - 4336 E18.3
1995 4337 – 4351, 4353 – 4364, 4366 – 4414, 4416 - 4424
1996 4425 – 4431, 4433 – 4457, 4459 – 4515, 4517 - 4522
Access Restriction
All records in this series are OPEN
Accruals
Further accruals are expected.
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1997-0083
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Date
11 August 1862
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
  1 document  
Date
11 August 1862
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law mentioning that an Act was passed in Queen Victoria’s 22nd reigning year respecting the authority of any Incorporated Village in Upper Canada to pass by-laws. Regards various unlawful behaviours such as; to say anything profane, indecent, grossly insulting, or blasphemous in public, to be drunk or guilty of drunkenness or disorderly behaviour in public, to disturb or annoy any meeting held for worship, improvement or entertainment, to leave fire wood against a building, to let hogs run at large, to let horses run at large, for any person to expose themselves in public or be guilty of any immoral, indecent, or scandalous behavior in public, to play any noise game such as Marbles, Skittles, or Ball, gamble with dice, run races (on either foot or horseback), or dance to or play profane music on Sundays with any violation of this by-law resulting in a fine of no more than 20 dollars (with some provisions in regards to goods).
Access Restriction
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Accession No.
1997-0083
Documents

By-law 3.pdf

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Date
27 August 1862
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
  1 document  
Date
27 August 1862
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
This by-law established the position of Poundkeeper who is given the authority to impound any horse, bull, ox, cattle, pig, sheep, or other cattle that is unlawfully running at large or trespassing and doing damage. It was also established with the intent to prevent animals from running at large.
Access Restriction
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 4.pdf

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Date
27 August 1862
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
  1 document  
Date
27 August 1862
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law to raise the annual taxes on the assessed property within the Village of Arnprior for the year 1862.
Access Restriction
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 5.pdf

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Date
6 October 1862
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
  1 document  
Date
6 October 1862
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law to appoint J. K. Fitzsimons as Pound Keeper for the Village of Arnpior for the year 1862.
Access Restriction
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 7.pdf

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Date
15 December 1862
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
  1 document  
Date
15 December 1862
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law that appointed A. H. Dowswell as Returning Officer for the 1863 election for Municipal Councilors. This by-law was enacted in accordanec with the Act passed by the province entitled "An Act to Incorporate the Village of Arnprior into a Separate Municipality."
Access Restriction
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 8.pdf

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Date
3 February 1863
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
  1 document  
Date
3 February 1863
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law for appointing certain officers and establishing a fixed salary for them. It specifically appointed Denis Macnamara and a William to the position of Auditors and John Butler as the Pound Keeper.
Access Restriction
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Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 9.pdf

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Date
7 September 1863
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
  1 document  
Date
7 September 1863
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law that established a dog tax. It states that any and all dogs and bitches that a person possessed, owned, or harboured needed to be assessed and the person in question made liable for the amount of 5 shillings for each dog. Is possibly By-law 19.
Access Restriction
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 12.pdf

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Date
2 March 1863
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
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Date
2 March 1863
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
This by-law established a fixed rate of change or fees for Tavern and Shop Licenses for the that year, with Tavern and Hotel Licenses requiring a sum of 25 dollars and Shop Licenses requiring the sum of 20 dollars to obtain.
Access Restriction
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 13.pdf

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Date
1 June 1863
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
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Date
1 June 1863
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
This by-law established a fixed rate of charge for the payment of the Commutation Moneys for Statute Labour. It specifies that for every day of Statute Labour that was rated on the Assessment Roll against a person within the Municipality that said person had to pay of 2 shillings 6 pence for each and every day for which they were rated to the Treasurer.
Access Restriction
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 14.pdf

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Date
6 July 1863
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
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Date
6 July 1863
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law to amend clauses 13 and 15 on By-law No. 4 which defined the duties of Pound Keeper. It specifically concerns bulls, horses, rams, and hogs running at large and the charges that would occur in such an instance.
Access Restriction
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 15.pdf

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Date
7 September 1863
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
  1 document  
Date
7 September 1863
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law for raising the annual taxes on assessed property within the Municipality for the current year.
Access Restriction
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 16.pdf

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Date
7 September 1863
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
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Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
  1 document  
Date
7 September 1863
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law to regulate shows and exhibitions, such as circuses, with a payment of 5 dollars as license money and 2 dollars for every subsequent show or exhibition put on.
Access Restriction
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 17.pdf

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Date
7 September 1863
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
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Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
  1 document  
Date
7 September 1863
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law for appointing George Craig and Robinson Syon as Fence Viewers and establishing a salary for them.
Access Restriction
Consult digital copies only. Archivist permission required to access originals due to fragility.
Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 18.pdf

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Date
18 January 1864
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
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Date
18 January 1864
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law appointing Edmund Edey as Assessor and Collector and William Russell as Auditor for the Municipality. It also established their salaries.
Access Restriction
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Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 19.pdf

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Date
17 February 1864
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
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Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
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Date
17 February 1864
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law for regulating Taverns and Shops where spirits are sold, licensing Victualling Houses within the Municipality for the current year, and to establish a fixed rate of charge for the same.
Access Restriction
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Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 20.pdf

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Date
2 May 1864
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
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Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
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Date
2 May 1864
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
A by-law appointing Thomas Elliot as Arbitrator for Arnprior with the power to work with another arbitrator that was to be appointment by McNab.
Access Restriction
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Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 21.pdf

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Date
31 May 1864
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
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Date
31 May 1864
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Town of Arnprior Records
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mm textual records
Scope and Content
This by-law established a fixed rate of charge and time for the payments of Commutation Money for Statute Labour dues for the current year with fines for failure to pay.
Access Restriction
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Accession No.
1997-0083
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By-law 22.pdf

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