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Finding Aid - Richard Scougall Cassels fonds (PF76)

Richard Scougall Cassels fonds

8 cm of textual records (2 v.)

Biographical Sketch
Richard Scougall Cassels was born at Holland House, Québec, on October 5th, 1859. He attended the University of Toronto and was admitted as a student-at-law by the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1879. Cassels was called to the Bar in 1883 and practiced in Toronto with the firm of Cassels, Cassels and Brock, later Cassels, Brock, Kelly and Falconbridge. He was appointed a King's Counsel in 1910.
Cassels served as a lieutenant with the Queen's Own Rifles and was stationed in Manitoba in 1885. He later founded the 48th Highlanders of Canada and was promoted to captain. Cassels was a gifted amateur photographer specializing in portraits and wildflowers. He died on July 17th, 1935.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a case book and a precedent book maintained by Richard Scougall Cassels, a lawyer in Toronto.
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Reference code / Title / Date
986008-001 Case book. -- [189-?]-[193-?]
986008-002 Precedent book. -- [188-?]-[193-?]
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