Typescript recollections in letter form (n.d.); Typescript recollections "The Experience of a Conscientious Objector in the First World War" (n.d.); 2 charge sheets with summaries of evidence (22 Feb. 1918, 4 Apr. 1918); Open letter to the Speaker and the House of Commons, Ottawa, Canada, relating to conscientious objection (n.d.); Typescript copies of papers relating to the Tribunal (4 Mar. 1918); Temporary discharge certificate (25 Feb. 1919); Postmaster's receipt for claim for exemption from military service (17 Oct. 1917); Memorandum stating an amendment to summary of evidence (10 Apr. 1918); Notice of hearing of application for exemption .
James Paterson papers
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James Paterson (b. 1885 in Glasgow) emigrated to Brantford, Canada, with his family in 1911. A conscientious objector, he was sentenced to two years hard labour in 1917 and imprisoned at Burwash in Northern Ontario until 17 Mar. 1919.
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