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Finding Aid - Peter Lash collection (PF115)

Peter Lash collection

1805, 1807-1808

4 p.

Biographical Sketch
Peter John Baldwin Lash was born in Toronto, Ontario, on October 24th, 1910. The eldest son of lawyer John Francis Lash and grandson of Zebulun A. Lash, Peter Lash attended Upper Canada College in Toronto and Trinity College School in Port Hope before attaining a BA from the University of Toronto in 1933. He began his legal education the same year at Osgoode Hall Law School, and was called to the Bar in 1936. He then joined his father at the Toronto firm of Blake, Lash, Anglin and Cassels, and in 1942, he and his father formed the firm of Lash and Lash, which later became Lash, Lash and Pringle. During the Second World War, Lash served with the Foreign Exchange Control Board in Ottawa. In addition to his work as a lawyer, Lash served as a director for a number of companies, including Canada and Dominion Sugar Company Limited, Larcan Investments Limited, International Business Machines Company Limited, Western Assurance Company, Toronto Iron Works, and others. Lash died in Havana, Cuba, on April 14th, 1959.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of records accumulated by lawyer Peter Lash. The origins and purpose of the collection is not known, but the records in the collection are a variety of business and property agreements from Ireland, originating from the city of Dublin and County Tipperary. The name William Curry, of Dublin, appears prominently in two of the three documents in the collection. Documents include deeds of co-partnership and rental indentures.
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Reference Code / Title / Date
985144-001 Deed of co-partnership. -- 25 Mar. 1805
985144-002 Lease of house on Stephen St., Dublin. -- 10 Apr. 1807
985144-003 Convenance. -- 9 July 1808
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