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John W. Mills fonds
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1886 - 1896 (Creation)
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(1838 - 1922)
John W. Mills was born 1 December 1838. A barrister and attorney in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, he worked with various committees regarding the poor districts in Halifax and Mahone Bay and in 1874 became a founder, officer and master of the Mason's Charity Lodge no. 69 in Mahone Bay. He died 25 November 1922.
Records were donated to Dalhousie University Archives by Richard Field in accession (48-86) in 1986.
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Fonds consists of legal papers and correspondence related to John W. Mill's administration of charitable funds for the poor in Mahone Bay and surrounding areas.
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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.
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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.
Further accruals are not expected.
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], John W. Mills, MS-2-558, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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December 2019 (creation)
March 2020 (revision)
March 2020 (revision)