Accession consists of an original stock certificate, No. 15, for one share of capital stock of Jewish Publications Limited. It is dated October 1, 1924, cost $15.00, was issued to Mr. F.W.J. Sewell, and is signed by A. D. (Arthur Daniel) Hart, president of the company.
The stock certificate was purchased on 1 October 1924 in Toronto by Frederick William James "Jimmy" Sewell, the grandfather of the donor, who inherited the document and maintained it until it was donated to this archives.
Jewish Publications Limited was founded in Toronto, probably in 1923 or 1924, by Arthur Daniel Hart. The company address was 85 Richmond Street West; Mr. Hart's residence was 1463 King St West. Its sole publication was a book: The Jew in Canada: A Complete Record of Canadian Jewry From the Days of the French Regime to the Present Time. It was compiled by Hart and published in 1926.
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