Holy Bible (gold leaf) which belonged to J.S. Cairnduff, Published by A.J. Holman & Co., Philadelphia, 1892. The following items are loosely inserted: 1873 letter to Cairnduff from the Conservatives of the Township of Athol; a photograph of three girls taken by W.B. Ewing Photographer, Picton; various pressed leaves and flower. The writing at the back of the Bible reads “Presented to Mr. and Mrs. Cairnduff by their loving neighbours and friends, Athol January 25th 1873.” There is also a merchant’s label on the back of the Bible which reads “R.A. Foster & Co. Booksellers, Stationers and Dealers in Fancy Goods Picton ON.”
Holy Bible (brown in colour) which belonged to J.S. Cairnduff (Auburn: Published by Alden, Beardsley & Co., Rochester: Wanzer, Beardsley & Co., 1851). Interspersed are marriage, birth, and death records for names such as Cairnduff, Yarwood, Tait, and Wilson, dates ranging 1826-1937. Inside is a newspaper obituary for Manley Cairnduff, who died at age 29 in Bobcaygeon.