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Catalog Number 1985.82.99
Object Name Book
Title The Old Concession Road by Thomas Laidlaw
Date 1899
Year Range from 1899
Year Range to 1899
Description Book "The Old Concession Road" by Thomas Laidlaw, 1899. The book is hard cover with a black pebbled surface and red leather binding and corners. On the inside front cover is a label for Roswell Goldie and the next few blank pages of the book were filled by a letter written to Mr. Goldie by the author of the book Thomas Laidlaw. Mr. Laidlaw gave this book to Mr. Goldie as a thank you for the image he gave him of the old log school house which is at the beginning of the book. There is one other picture in the book - that of the pioneers of Paisley block. The book is 69 pages in length. On the back cover is the obituary of Thomas Laidlaw with a note in pencil that it is from the Guelph Herald Oct. 15, 1902. The book talks about being a settler in the Paisley Block.

Some notes were made by the author, after the book was published, and they are 1985.82.100.
People Laidlaw, Thomas
Goldie, Roswell
McCorkindale, Archibald
Laidlaw, James
Laidlaw, John
Elliott, James
Wright, James G.
Whitelaw, William
Hobson, John I.
Dunn, William
Boyd, Robert
Brydon, Robert
Buchanan, Willie
Search Terms Paisley Block
Paisley Block School
Guelph Herald
St. Andrew's Society
Subjects EDUCATION - SCHOOLS
AGRICULTURE
PIONEER/SETTLER LIFE
Dimensions 14 cm w x 21.3 cm l