21 cm, originals, copies, and a blueprint. Additional 5 cm of textual photostat preservation copies (files 17, 18, 19).
These McGill papers are entirely concerned with his property and estate. They comprise legal documents and copies of letters (some in McGill's hand) concerning his land holdings on St. Paul St., Montréal, in Stanbridge, and in Detroit. McGill's cash book, 1809-1815, and copy by W.D. Lighthall of a deed of conveyance to McGill of some land formerly occupied by the city fortifications, 1805, are also included, as is a blue-print and sketch by W.D. Lighthall of the site of McGill's St. Paul St. house. Estate papers comprise a probate of McGill's will, copied by Alice Lighthall, and his executor's cash book.
Photostat preservation copies of files 1, 3, and 4 available in the collection as files 17, 18, and 19 (Box R-435-2). Estate papers (files 6 and 7) are also available as photostats, in bound volume also containing preservation copy of Charlotte Frobisher Collection, MSG 434.