Declaration of Office - Poundkeeper for Clinton Ont. (1866)

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Oath of office of Joseph Bradley to execute the Office of Poundkeeper in the village of Clinton, County of Huron.

Signed by him on 8th February 1866, countersigned by the village clerk George Laycock.

Document printed by Maclear & Co. , Municipal Publishers, 17 & 19 King Street East, Toronto ON.

Nice coat of arms at top.

Great Pre-Confederation document. Scarce!

Two vertical folds and one horizontal.. Yellow areas on document. Some pinholes.

17 x 21 cm.


MACLEAR, THOMAS, bookseller and publisher; b. 12 Aug. 1815 in Strabane (Northern Ireland); m. 1839 Isabel Arbuckle of Coleraine (Northern Ireland), and they had three sons and four daughters; d. 2 Jan. 1898 in Montreal.

Throughout most of the 1860s Maclear and Company appears in the Toronto directories as booksellers and stationers, but by the end of the decade Maclear had returned to publishing.