1. Photocopies of articles in The Examiner, about Archibald McNab, dated November 18, 1840. The Examiner was a Toronto weekly edited by Francis (later Sir Francis) Hincks, a young Irish immigrant and reformer. [Hincks later became a prominent politician.] Dugald C. McNab and others from McNab Township had written to the Examiner about the settlers’ grievances against the Laird of McNab, and Hincks investigated the history of the Laird’s power position, exposing it in this article.
2. Photocopy of pages 61, 62 of “McNab — The Township”, pertaining to the Examiner and the Hincks Libel Trial.
See also file “Hincks, Sir Francis” in Peter Hessel Fonds.