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Autographed letter signed. One page. 5 x 8 inches. Undated (circa 1910) Privy Council stationery letterhead. Arranging a meeting with several Ministers at the House of Commons.
Sydney Arthur Fisher was a Canadian politician. Born in Montreal, Canada East, he was educated at the High School of Montreal, McGill University, and finally Trinity College, Cambridge. A farmer, he first ran for the House of Commons of Canada in an 1880 by-election for the riding of Brome. Although defeated, he was elected in 1882 and 1887. A Liberal, he lost to the Conservative candidate Eugène Alphonse Dyer by 3 votes in the 1891 election. He was elected again in the 1896 election and was re-elected in 1900, 1904, and 1908. He was defeated in 1911 and in a 1913 by-election. From 1896 to 1911, he was the Minister of Agriculture in Wilfrid Laurier's cabinet.
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