RICHARD J. C. DAWSON, Post-
master, London, Out., was born
on the 3rd of October, 1835,
at Bathurst, N.B. His education was
received at a Grammar School in New
Brunswick. He came to London with
his parents in the year i851. In 1852
he was appointed junior clerk in the
London Post Office, there being only
four employees in the office at that time.
In 186o he was appointed Assistant
Postmaster until March, 1881, when
lie was appointed Acting Postmaster.
In June of the same year, after a
period of twenty-nine years of faithful
service as a subordinate, he was ap-