|Object Name||Book, Account|
|Scope & Content||
Brown hard-backed ledger with orange label on the front, leather at corners and spine.
Contains minutes of meetings from the institution of the Lake Simcoe chapter, called a "court", in February of 1897. Founding members listed at front of the book, including Geo. Sid. Gilchrist, James Canning, H. Chris Day, E.C. Herring, John Lielle, Wm. Little, John F. Gardner, Thos. Foster, James Hammill, John A. Foster, Thos Cathcart, M.H. Cathcart, W.C. Gilchrist, Malcolm Mortson, Alex montgomery, H.H. Young, James Hart, Robt. Adams, Sid. John Hart, Thos. Wilson, William Keif ?, James Graham, Carleton Cathcart, Theo Ferrier, Peter day, Charles Givens, Joel Day, Rev. Ross, Geo. Iveny, John H. Thompson, C. Taylor, Stewart Hill.
Minutes note elections of officers, proposed new members, payment of dues, regular meetings and initiation meetings. Meetings held fairly regularly until about 1913, then become much farther apart, only once or twice a year. 1917 has no record of a meeting, likewise 1921 through 1925. Lists of officers for 1899, 1901, 1904, 1905 are noted in the back of the book.
|Title||I.O.F. Minute Book|
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Lexicon sub-category||Documentary Artifact|