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Business Type: Chemical Mill

The Napanee Mills Paper Company

Although there was talk of a chemical pulp mill at Fenelon Falls as early as July 1880 [FFG 17 July 1880; 2] the first serious negotiations with a manufacturer began in November 1882 when a public meeting was held in Scully’s Hall regarding “sufficient inducements” or bonuses that could be offered by the Village [FFG […]

John R. Scott

John R. Scott is listed as a manager of the Napanee Mills Paper Company. Upon its sale to J. Pugsley in 1894, J.R. Scott vanishes from the record. Nonetheless, a W.S. Scott, also from Napanee, suddenly appears in the directories. W.S. Scott had opened a general store by January of 1895 when he appeared before […]