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A newspaper notice that Charles Danielle was ill at Octagon Castle. It mentions a visit by Dr. Tait.

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Newspaper article describing the reading of Prof. Danielle’s will. He left the Octagon Castle to Mr. Frederick Brazill and a small amount of money and land to his servants.

Article about the death and funeral of Charles H. Danielle. Danielle died on May 1st, 1902; after his death, his adopted son Brazill inherited Danielle’s wealth and possessions. Danielle’s last wishes were to have his funeral executed in a specific…

Article about Charles H. Danielle and the question of the inheritance of his estate. It describes how Danielle had moved to Newfoundland after a life of acting, teaching dance, and costuming in Brooklyn, New York. Danielle’s first house burnt down…

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A letter from Clarence Waugh, a former acquaintance of Charles H. Danielle in the United States, that expresses curiosity regarding Danielle's legal name and origins, as well as the continuity of Octagon Castle as a hotel, and the whereabouts of some…

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Picture of Frederick Brazill looking into Charles Danielle's coffin, inside the Octagon Castle.

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A letter written by John E. Godman in reply to previous correspondence with Frederick A. Brazill. Godman writes about the Potts family and a particular unnamed member, who Brazill had previously inquired about due to receiving a letter from them.…

Letter with an Octagon Castle letterhead from Charles H. Danielle to Frederick A. Brazill about the protocols to follow upon Danielle's death and plans for his funeral.

Black wooden card with gold detailing states Charles Henry Danielle's date of death as the 1st of May, 1902, age 71 years 6 months. Contains a poem about grief and heaven. Above the poem is a picture of Danielle at the centre.

Letter written on an Octagon Castle letterhead by Charles H. Danielle stating that after his death, his employee Mrs. A. Ryan should continue in her position of cook and general household servant at the Octagon Castle under the mastership of…
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