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By Matthew Bray, Ashley Thomson

Mining has performed a formative function within the background of Northern Ontario. it's been one of many key turbines of wealth within the sector because the mid-19th century, and is usually chargeable for a lot of the city improvement of Ontario's northland. The twelve papers released right here got here out of the second one annual confernce of Northern Ontario learn and improvement held in 1990. The papers are grouped into 4 sections, the early years; the period of presidency intervention; the current and at last the long run and what will be performed to take care of the commnities.

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Ritchie. A Company and a Community 31. SAMUEL J. RITCHIE Between 1880 and 1885, Sam Ritchie, a Talmadge, Ohio, entrepreneur with a varied career in such things as carriage making and sewer construction, had invested and lost a fortune in iron mines and in the Central Ontario Railway in the Trenton, Ontario, area. Faced with personal bankruptcy, he cast about in the summer of 1885 for brighter prospects, and fortuitously stumbled across the copper-bearing properties in the Sudbury area. 32 The Canadian Copper Company thus began essentially as a Ritchie enterprise and at the outset his stamp was clearly imprinted on it.

Louis Railway Company and the Columbus, Hocking Valley and Toledo Railway Company, as well as of the Snow Fork and Cleveland Coal Company. Henry B. Payne, also a lawyer by training, made his fortune from railways such as the Cleveland and Columbus, and the Cleveland, Painesville and Ashtabula. Payne later diversified his interests, investing in the Citizens' Savings and Loan Association and the Union Steel Screw Company, both of Cleveland. P. G. Ross, Cleveland: The Making of a City (Cleveland, 1950), 443^4, 49297.

Evans and Mclntosh, 1890-93, often included reports on the company's competitors. See, for example, IAS, Letter Book No. 2, Evans to Mclntosh, 18 April 1892. " Sudbury Journal 30 January 1896. IAS, Frederick P. Bernhard, "Historical Notes on INCO" (unpublished manuscript, 1953), 23. IAS, Evans Diary, 22 June 1893. , dates as noted. IAS, Letter Book No. 1, Peters to Mclntosh, 20 October 1889. , 22 October 1889. IAS, Letter Book No. 5, Turner to Mclntosh, 11 January 1901. This letter includes a list of thirty-nine companies with which the IAS was dealing, none of which was in Sudbury, and only two of which were in Northern Ontario, both at Warren.

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