Item 92-1000 - Henry Ruttan report

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Henry Ruttan report

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on creator and contents of original item.

Level of description

Item

Reference code

92-1000

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • Photocopied [between 1990 and 1992] (Creation)
    Creator
    Henry Ruttan

Physical description area

Physical description

1 folder

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Henry Ruttan was born at Adolphustown, Upper Canada in 1792, son of William Ruttan (United Empire Loyalist). Henry was the representative in the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada for Northumberland between 1820-1824 and 1836-1841. In 1837 he was elected as Speaker of the Assembly. He was Sheriff of the District of Newcastle District from 1827 to 1857. He died July 31, 1871 at Cobourg, Ontario. (Taken from: The Macmillan Dictionary of Canadian Biography. 4th ed. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1978.)

Custodial history

This item was purchased from Library and Archives Canada by the Trent University Archives.

Scope and content

This item is a photocopy of an 1840 report written by Henry Ruttan, Sheriff of Newcastle District, as a response to the circular letter of Lord Sydenham. Discussed in the letter are the militia, the roads and other internal improvements, the land granting system, the state of education; the (projected) union of the two provinces and responsible government. Several uncritical pages are missing.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

This item was purchased from Library and Archives Canada.

Arrangement

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Original item is located at Library and Archives Canada.

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

None

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Associated material located at Library and Archives Canada.

Related materials

Accruals

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres