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Heritage Gazette of the Trent Valley Volume 13 * number 1 * May 2008 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


wealthy merchant Timothy Eaton is a passenger as well, listing himself as “lame – on account of an accident.”


I began to wonder if this is a business trip? Or


are they visiting the relatives back home in England during a summer holiday? I highlight these documents (ship manifests) because of the interesting information it contains about Cox and Morrow. We see that both men paid for their own passage. Both men were carrying more than $50. George A. Cox lists himself as “Bank President and Senator”. Both state that their eventual destination is Canada and t both are from Toronto. Both state that they trave “frequently” to the United States. George A. Cox lists his address as 439 Sherbourne Street, Toront


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and working for the Western Assurance Company based there. William G. states that he is working at Canada Life Assurance Company in Kingston. Both state no’s to the final questions (Ever been in a prison almshouse or institution, or a place supported by charity, Are you a polygamist, Are you an Anarchist, Are you coming to labour in the United States). They then answered “good” to the condition of their mental and physical state and “no” to whether or not they were crippled.


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Cox travels with the Morrows (William, Bella, and Emma) on the Adriatic on 11 June 1908. I imagine them being a very close-knit family. I also imagine how they must have traveled in first class


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