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Ontario history collection.
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Joseph Willcocks.

File consists of one article on Joseph Willcocks removed from the Ontario Historical Society journal.

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Leaves from an old account book.

File consists of one ms. essay regarding the leaves of an unknown account book. Original finding aid indicates that this was written by M.G. Sherk [i.e. Scherck].

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M.G. Scherck ms. notes.

File consists of one ms. notes written by M.G. Scherck on topics including: Canadian waterways, missionaries, Mormons, and depilatories.

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Memorial of Benedict Arnold.

File consists of one ts. of a petition by Benedict Arnold requesting 1500 acres of land in Upper Canada for him and his family to reward him for his service. Originally written in April 1798.

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Mr. Robertson of Strowan to Lord Mar.

One letter address to My Lord [Lord Mar] from Mr. Robertson of Strowan dated December 15, 1716. The letter gives an account of the journey through France that Robertson has taken to meet Lord Mar as well as news of his traveling companions. Also includes a later copy of the letter. Lord Mar was a major figure in the Jacobite uprising of 1715 and and fled to France shortly thereafter.

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Ms. essays.

File consists of a series of short ms. essays, notes and poems on various topics.

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Ms. notebook.

File consists of one ms. notebook with notes on various historical topics including the War of 1812.

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Ms. notes by Dr. William Canniff.

File consists of ms. notes on various topics of interest, primarily early Canadian settlement, written by Dr. Canniff. Topics include: the settlement of Perth, Loyalists, refugees, Wainfleet Township, Caistor Township, Barton Township, Glanford Township, Bertie Township, Gainsborough Township, Binbrook Township, Saltfleet Township, Clinton Township, Grimsby Township, Louth Township, Humberstone Township, Grantham Township, Stamford Township, Long Point Country, Governor Simcoe, Burlington, Whitby, Ottawa, Rebellion of 1776, Brockville and others. Also includes one item of correspondence from M.R. Morden. Note that some of the notes are written on the verso of handbills, memos, and recommendations from Victoria University Medical School.

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New York Herald.

File consist of the April 15, 1865 edition of the New York Herald. This edition reports on the assassination of Lincoln.

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Niagara district.

Notes regarding the Niagara district. Also includes clippings and a hand drawn map of lots in the district.

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Notes on teaching.

File consists of one notebook with ms. notes on how to get a placement as a teacher and how to set up and teach in a classroom. Original finding aid indicates that the notes were written by M.G. Sherk [i.e. Scherck].

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Notes on the meeting place of the first parliament of Upper Canada and the early buildings of Niagara, by Janet Carnochan.

File consists of one ts. of notes on the meeting place of the first parliament of Upper Canada and the early buildings of Niagara, by Janet Carnochan. An ms. note reads "printed by the author in a separate form 1915." Signed by the author with ms. corrections and annotations.

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Ontario history collection.

Collection consists mainly of items relating to the history of Ontario, with some items relating to other parts of Canada, the United States and Europe. Includes correspondence, documents, land grants, leaflets, pamphlets, clippings, maps, photographs, etchings and ephemera.

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Petition of Peter Servis and others.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Peter Servis and others regarding the building of a Lutheran Church, requesting the land be granted to the congregation. Originally dated June 2, 1802.

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Petition of Abraham Rapelje.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Abraham Rapelje regarding a land grant. Rapelje commanded a company of the second regiment of the Norfolk Militia in 1812-1813 and was later Lieutenant Colonel commanding the First Regiment of same. Originally dated April 16, 1800.

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Petition of Bernard Carey.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Bernard Carey regarding a land grant for Children of Treasury Loyalists. Originally dated July 6, 1802.

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Petition of Chatwill Parsons.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Chatwill Parsons regarding a survey of a parcel of land he has purchased. Originally dated April 8, 1800.

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Petition of Edward Jessup Sr.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Edward Jessup Sr. regarding erecting a Parsonage House for an Episcopalian Minister. Originally dated June 7, 1801.

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Petition of Jacob Farrand.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Jacob Farand on behalf of persons who have claims to certain lands in the Eastern District regarding ownership of lands in the district. Originally dated October 12, 1802.

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Petition of John Cornwall.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of John Cornwall regarding establishing a school. Cornwall was a member of the Legislative Assembly for Essex and Suffolk. Originally dated June 28, 1800.

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Petition of John Dennis.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of John Dennis regarding building and launching a sloop. Originally dated March 3, 1801.

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Petition of John Miller.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of John Miller regarding his desire for a loan for millstones. Also includes a ts. of a supporting letter. Originally dated January 6, 1801.

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Petition of John Warren Jr.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of John Warren Jr. regarding the ownership of the ferry below the rapids at Fort Erie. Originally dated October 25, 1802.

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Petition of Joseph Pell.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Joseph Pell regarding his desire to erect a grist and saw mill. Originally dated September 2, 1800.

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