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William Marshall's sonnet to the statue of Joseph Howe
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MS-2-213, SF Box 32, Folder 5
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1 page (1 folder)
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William E. Marshall was born in 1859 in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, to James Noble Shannon and Adelaide Amelia Allison Marshall. He was educated at the County Academy and Mt. Allison Academy in Sackville, New Brunswick. In September 1876 he entered his father's law office and was admitted to the bar in 1881. He practised law in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, until he was appointed Registrar of Deeds for Lunenburg District in March 1898. Marshall was married in 1883 to Margaret Jane Bingay Campbell, with whom he had one son and one daughter. In January 1909 he published a poetry collection, A Book of Verse. Marshall died in 1923.
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Fonds consists of a sonnet to the statue of Joseph Howe at Province House, and a photograph of an 1888 bust of Howe.
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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.
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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], MS-2-213, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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- Howe, Joseph (Subject)
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