Series s20 - Arthur Peters papers

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Arthur Peters papers

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CA PCA RG25-s20

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  • 1901-1908 (Creation)
    Peters, Arthur

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.37 m. of textual material

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Peters, Arthur (1855-1908)

Biographical history

Arthur Peters was born on 19 August 1855 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. His parents were James Horsefield Peters, Justice of the Supreme Court of P.E.I. and Master of the Rolls, and Mary Cunard, daughter of Sir Samuel Cunard who had major land holdings on P.E.I. and later founded the world famous Cunard Steamship Line. Arthur was educated at Prince of Wales College, Charlottetown and Kings College, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Following his studies he worked in a Charlottetown law office. He pursued further studies in England and upon his return in 1878 was admitted to the Bar of PEI. He was appointed a Queen

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The series consists of four subseries: general correspondence, Agent General correspondence, subsidies and subject files. Subject files consist primarily of correspondence arranged according to topic; most files deal with federal-provincial issues, such as transportation, although a few files relate to solely local issues - the provincial exhibition and a controverted election for instance.

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See also: Subject Index for miscellaneous items under the Premier's name

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