BOX 5 - Judge James Reid Quebec legal archives. Hon. Chief Justice James REID.
BOX 5 - Judge James Reid Quebec legal archives
BOX 5 - Judge James Reid Quebec legal archives
BOX 5 - Judge James Reid Quebec legal archives
BOX 5 - Judge James Reid Quebec legal archives
BOX 5 - Judge James Reid Quebec legal archives
BOX 5 - Judge James Reid Quebec legal archives
BOX 5 - Judge James Reid Quebec legal archives

BOX 5 - Judge James Reid Quebec legal archives

Date Published: 1804 to 1805
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding

Box 5, 1804-5

6 case files containing:

540 pieces: 34 ALS, 443 hand-written documents, 63 written receipts.

File 1- Legal papers 1804

File 2- Legal papers 1804

File 3- Legal papers 1804

File 4- Legal papers 1805

File 5- Legal papers 1805

File 6- Legal papers 1805 The Honorable Judge James Reid was born in Scotland and came to Canada around 1788. He was called to the bar of Lower Canada in 1794 and in 1807 was appointed a judge of the Court of King’s Bench at Montreal. He filled the judicial office of one of the Judges of the Court of King's Bench, Lower Canada, for a period of thirty-three years, fifteen of which he presided as Chief Justice. During that time he handled many legal cases including many Fur Trade related cases including that of the North West Company. James Reid was one of the Trustees of the McGill estate. After relinquishing office, Reid and his family visited Europe and while in England, he was offered a knighthood by Queen Victoria, but he declined the honour. Reid married in 1808. His wife Elizabeth (Betsy) was the sister of Hon. William McGillivray (1764-1825). Judge Reid, was also the nephew-in-law to Simon McTavish. In 1810 he purchased a large property from the notary, Pierre Panet, After her husband's death in 1825, Elizabeth built the Reid wing of the Montreal General Hospital in 1848/49, Manor House and the Grounds are now Sohmer Park.

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