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Accession Number: 97-1003

Title

Attack on the people's depositoryfor Ontario / People's Depository for Ontario. -- March 1874.-- 1 item.

Biography / History

The principal correspondent in the "Attackon the people's depository for Ontario", Rev. Dr. EgertonRyerson, was the Chief Superintendent of the Department of Educationof Ontario. It was under his guidance that the whole educationalsystem for the province was established.

Custodial History

Unknown

Scope and Content

This item is a 16 page compilation of lettersand excerpts from letters gathered in response to an attack onthe Department of Education contained in a 24 page pamphlet writtenby G. Mercer Adam, a bookseller in Toronto. The first sectioncontains three letters by Rev. Dr. Egerton Ryerson. The secondsection contains replies from public school inspectors, whilethe third section contains responses by J. George Hodgins, managerof the depository, and remarks and opinions of school trustees.

Notes

Title based on the printed title of the item.

This fonds was donated by an unknown source.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

This item is a printed excerpt which has beenremoved from a bound volume. See "Reform in the EducationOffice: The Educational Book Depository", CIHM 00010, forrelated material.

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