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Accession Number: 75-1034


George Savigny fonds. -- 1853-1856. -- 12 items.

Biography / History

George Savigny emigrated to Upper Canada from Scotland. He was a farmer and resided on Lot 15, Concession 17, Otonabee, Peterborough County, Upper Canada in the mid-1850's.

Custodial History

This fonds was in the custody of B.K. Van Buren before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of correspondence; bond; and receipts, July 29, 1853 to March 3, 1856, from Henry Ruttan, Cobourg, Canada West, to George Savigny, Otonabee Township, Peterborough County, with regard to the latter's purchase of Reserve Lot no. 15, 17th Concession, Otonabee.


Title based on the contents of the fonds.

The fonds was donated by B.K. Van Buren of Port Hope, Ontario.

Restrictions: N

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