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Grand Trunk Railway Collection

Collection Summary

Repository
University of Vermont Libraries Special Collections Burlington, Vermont 05405-3596
Creator
Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada .
Title
Grand Trunk Railway Collection
Dates [inclusive]
1862-1968
Quantity
One box
Shelf location
Special Collections, Bailey/Howe Library.
Language
English
Abstract
Materials in the collection deal with the lawsuit brought against the Grand Trunk Railway following a fire on June 17, 1862, in the village of Norton Mills.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Grand Trunk Railway Collection, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections © 1998 

Access:

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights:

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Manuscripts.

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Scope and Content

Materials in the collection deal with the lawsuit brought against the Grand Trunk Railway following a fire on June 17, 1862, in the village of Norton Mills. Claimants alleged the fire, which destroyed a saw-mill and damaged other properties, was started by sparks from the railway's engine. The Collection, arranged chronogically, contains legal papers, correspondence, and memoranda pertaining to the Grand Trunk Company's legal defense.

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Related Materials

Related Material

The Dale Family Papers manuscript collection, including legal papers of George W. Dale, an attorney for the Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada.

"Cleveland [sic] v. Grank Trunk Railway, Vermont Records, Vol. 42, pp. 449-462, for the decision of the jury trial in 1869.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada .

Genre(s)

  • Legal documents
  • Memorandums
  • Correspondence

Geographic Name(s)

  • Norton (Vt.)

Subject(s)

  • Railroads--Vermont

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Collection

The opening of the Grand Trunk Railway......

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