Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

An Act to amend the Act of Lower Canada therein mentioned, extending certain privileges to persons of the Jewish persuasion

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Document ; Ht:29 cm x W:23.5 cm : English
Fonds No.
SH-01; 916
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Document ; Ht:29 cm x W:23.5 cm : English
Other Title Information
Act
Date
June 9, 1846
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
916
Physical Condition
In need of conservation
Notes
This document enabled the Congregation of German and Polish Jews to be independent from the Congregation of Spanish and Portuguese Jews. It states that the Congregation "shall elect among themselves a President, Treasurer, Secretary and three Trustees." It is noted that with the said representatives, the Congregation would be treated as a corporation.
Places
Lower Canada, Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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