JAMES WASHINGTON WESTERVELT, London, Out., was born at Brampton, County of Peel, 1st January, 1848.
He was educated at Brampton High School, under John Seath, B. A., head master, who, after filling several important principalships, was appointed Inspector of High Schools and Collegiate Institutes, which position he now holds. At the age of 16 Mr. Westervelt entered the Registry Office of the County of Peel, and in four years afterwards was appointed Deputy Registrar. He then again returned to the High School and obtained a second