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Finding Aid - Britton Bath Osler fonds (PF203)

Britton Bath Osler fonds


0.5 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch
Britton Bath Osler was born on June 19th, 1839. Osler was admitted as a student-at-law by the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1859, and was called to the Bar in 1862. He practiced law in Dundas, Hamilton, and Toronto, Ontario, and served as a Crown Attorney in Hamilton from 1874 to 1880. He was appointed a Queen's Counsel by the Ontario government in 1876 and by the Canadian government in 1880. Osler served as a bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada from 1880 to 1881, and again from 1885 to 1901. Osler died in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on February 5th, 1901.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records relating to the legal career of Britton Bath Osler, a lawyer in Hamilton, Dundas and Toronto, Ontario. Included in the fonds are certificates, a letter, and a balance sheet from the law firm of McCarthy, Osler, Hoskin & Creelman.
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Reference Code / Title / Date
2011030-001 Certificate of admission of Mr. B.B. Osler. -- Feb. 1859
2011030-002 Diploma of barrister at law, of Mr. B.B. Osler. -- 1862
2011030-003 Commission appointing Britton B. Osler, Queen's Counsel for the Province of Ontario. -- 1876
2011030-004 Letter from Thomas Wavell. -- 24 Apr. 1883
2011030-005 Balance sheet. -- 9 Feb. 1901
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