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A letter to Miss Mary Corbett
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A letter to Miss Mary Corbett
Source: Col. C. Gordon King
Acquired: February 1997
Date of Publication
29 Jul 1977
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Victoria-Hall-08-24
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95977 Longitude: -78.16515
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200 Ontario Street, Cobourg, ON K9A 5P4

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July 29, 1977M

Miss Marry Corbett
Chairperson
Public Building Committee
360 Westwood Drive, #101
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2B6

Dear Miss Corbett;
This is to confirm that a sealed copper box containing Various memorabilia was placed below the original cornerstone and scaled with high-strength concrete the morning of July 27, 1977,
For the record, this was done in my presence by Mr. Sam Bradley and Mr. Stafford Quinlan masonry workers - bricklayers and Mr. James Sinclair, Construction Super-intendent.
The items included by the Society for the Restoration of Victoria Hall are shown on the attached list. We assume that you have a record of the other items placed In the box and would like to receive a list for the Society's historical records.

CPH:mfm
enc: list
cc: Mayor J. Heenan
Mr. Bryan Baxter

Cedric P. Haynes
President

GIVEN BY THE SOCIETY FOR THE RESTORATION OF VICTORIA HALL
TO BE INCLUDED IN MATERIAL ENCASED IN THE NEW CORNERSTONE!


1. A copy of the original programme for the ceremony in 1856.
2. A list of all directors of The Society for the Restoration of Victoria Hall since its inception.
3. A list of the Society’s Patrons.
4. Three currently used postage stamps.
5. Two coins -- one silver dollar and one silver half-dollar.
6. Two newspaper clippings dated September 8. 1976 listing the contents of the original cornerstone.
7. "Cobourg's Victoria Hall" brochure.
8. Four 25c Special Edition Silver Jubilee Anniversary Stamps.

MATERIAL INCLUDED BY OTHER GROUPS:
COUNTY – Book recounting the history of the County to the present time.
CITY -- Plaque bearing the names of City Officials.
MASONS -- Programme of their 175th anniversary.

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A letter to Miss Mary Corbett


A letter to Miss Mary Corbett
Source: Col. C. Gordon King
Acquired: February 1997