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Catalog Number 1970.1.34
Object Name Log
Scope & Content Light brown staple-bound cloth-covered booklet with maple leaf and the words "monthly time book" printed on the front, and interior forms. Written on the front is "Quarry A. Craig / Foreman" and bewlow "John McKay." On the inside front cover is noted "Time Book of Allan mcPherson, Given by Mrs. R.M. Craig."

The quarry employed between a dozen and three dozen men, depending upon the season, and monthly wages were between $56.25 for the foreman and about a a dollar per day for the average employee, who worked 10 hours/day, 6 days per week.

Gives the following names as employees (may include others not noted): Craig, Fowler, Roberts, Jones, Clements, Robinson, Hopkins, Thornton, Martin, Bradley, Heavener, McCarthy, Anderson, Greenwood, Murray, Williams, McDonald, Newburn, McPhee, Lawson, Williams, Reid, McGovern, Ross, Thomas, McDougall, Yarrow, Landall, Amey ? , Orton, McLean, Corya, Hills'horse, Horse No. 1, horse No. 2, Paddock, Grolo, McPhaden, Stanger, Dauncey, Adam, Papineau, Morton, Sanders, Taylor, Howie, Boon, Fowler, Cripps, Thorpe, Owens, Sangines, Preface ?, McKay, Hogg, Woodhus (Woodhouse?)Montgomery, Corrigan, White, McClelland, Corrigan, Sullivan, Fay, Quigley, Campbell, Kenny, Priddle, Green, Chandler, Crawford, Finn, Gunn, Storms?, Mulvey, Gresham, Smith, Patterson, Florra, Tomlinson, Barry, Brandon, Keane, Morton, Rayfield, Goring, Hess, Langford, Lowe, Ray, Sargeant, Matune?, Hobbin, Linton, Denton, Boyle, . Most of the employee names have at least a first initial or abbreviation of the first name.
Catalog type Archive
Dates of Creation November 27, 1888 to January 4, 1890
Title A. McPherson & Co.
Collection Orillia Historical Society now OMAH
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact