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Copy of Arthur Lang's diary
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- Lang, T.A.
- Lang, Arthur
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Arthur Lang emigrated from Scotland to Canada in 1820 to settle in Ramsay Township, Ontario.
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Carbon typescript transcript of Arthur Lang's diary prepared as a Christmas souvenir in 1907 by T.A. Lang in Clearfield, Pennsylvania. It includes a copy of a letter from one of Arthur Lang's granddaughters, giving some family background. Arthur Lang describes the sea voyage, scenery, and passengers on trip from Montreal, through the Lachine Rapids, to Prescott, Ontario. The diary also discusses Lang’s experiences inspecting land near the townships of Ramsay, Lanark, and Dalhousie in Lanark County, Ontario.
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Donated by Nazla Dane in 1991. In an accompanying note she states that she has no recollection of acquiring this document.
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Diary is also available in a black and white photocopy version.
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Revised by PH in October 2018.
Reviewed by DR in January 2019.