Date Published: 1905-06
Binding: No binding
A group of nine letters written by Cooper and others relating to an estate squabble in Clinton, ON. Consisting of; A signed handwritten draft (3 pages) of a letter from J.A.C. on letterhead of Canadian Magazine, Toronto dated, Monday; two autographed letters from Mary (McKenzie) Cooper, administrator of the Estate, to her son J.A.C. inspector of the estate, dated Dec 28, 1905 (5 pages) & Jan. 8, 1906 ( 6 pages); an autograph letter from Ernest Cooper to his brother J.A.C. on letterhead of The Hemming Manufacturing Co. Montreal, dated Jan. 9, 1906; a typed letter (carbon) from J.A.C. to his mother (2 pages) from W. Brydon to J.A.C. on letterhead of his law office, Clinto, ON dated Jan. 12, 1906; a typed letter (2 pages) from W. Brydone to J.A.C. on his letterhead of his law office, Clinton ON dated Jan. 16, 1907. All in good condition.
Colonel John Alexander Cooper was lawyer, soldier and author. Born in Clinton, ON and died in in Toronto. He attended the University of Toronto, took B.A. in political science (1892), L.L.B. (1893). He was the editor Canadian Magazine (1895-1906); Canadian Courier (1906; 1920); first President of the Canadian Club Toronto; Lieut.-Colonel and commanding officer 198th battalion (the Buffs), C.E.F, 1915–17; Canadian Trade Commissioner to the United States, 1919-1921; President Motion Picture Producers Distributing Company, 1921-1931; author Canada Under Victoria (1901); editor The Story of Canada and the Great War v. vii; (1919); brother of Sir Ernest Cooper. Quoted from Central Huron Secondary School online.