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Petition of Levi Willard.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Levi Willard regarding his reside to keep a ferry at the Humber River. Originally dated September 13, 1800.

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Petition of Martha Burch.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Martha Burch regarding a request to deny a land claim to another mill that would distrupt the operation of hers. Originally dated July 15, 1802.

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Petition of Matthew Wing.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Matthew Wing regarding his desire to establish an iron works. Originally dated February 13, 1800.

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Petition of Mordecai Sayles.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Mordecai Sayles regarding a saw and grist mill that he has helped to build and the granting of the land that it is on. Originally dated June 3, 1800.

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Petition of Nathaniel Tredwell.

File consists of one ts. of a petition by Nathaniel Tredwell, and the subsequent council minutes, regarding a request for a land grant. Original document written November 1797. Tredwell was a seigneur and fur trader who settled in L'Original, Upper Canada.

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Petition of Peter Russell.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Peter Russell, attorney regarding land claims of his clients Baldwin and Willcocks. Originally dated January 13, 1801.

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Petition of Quetton de St. George.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Quetton de St. George regarding his committement to work on his land so that it is not returned to the governemnt. Originally dated February 10, 1801.

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Petition of Richard Hatt.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Richard Hatt regarding his desire to build a flour mill. Originally dated October 28, 1800.

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Petition of Robert Baldwin.

File consists of one ts. of a petition by Robert Baldwin regarding a land grant. Originally dated July 6, 1799. Robert Baldwin was appointed Colonel of the First Regiment of Durham Militia.

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Petition of Robert Gouie.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Robert Gouie regarding his desire to extend a wharf. Originally dated September 4, 1804.

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Petition of Robert Kerr and others.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Robert Kerr and others regarding their concern over the streams in the County of Lincoln and the desire to erect a mill on the River of Niagara. Originally dated August 30, 1800.

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Petition of Samuel Lundy.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Samuel Lundy regarding a land grant for he and his family. Originally dated June 19, 1800.

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Petition of Thomas Ingersoll.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Thomas Ingersoll regarding a land grant. Ingersoll was lieutenant in the Niagara Dragoons and founded the town of Ingersoll. Originally dated June 11, 1800.

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Petition of Thomas Talbot.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Timothy Talbot regarding a land claim. Also includes tss. of correspondence related to the claim. Originally dated May 18, 1801.

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Petition of Timothy Rogers.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Timothy Rogers regarding a request for land for a number of settlers from his previous home in Vermont. Originally dated April 14, 1801.

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Petition of William Allan.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of William Allan regarding his desire to start a potash worked. Originally dated August 12, 1800.

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Petition of William Eadus.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of William Eadus who is desirous of obtaining a water lot to erect a wharf. Originally dated September 13, 1802.

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Petition of William Park.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of William Park regarding his desire to build a grist mill. Originally dated August 18, 1804.

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Petition of William Warren Baldwin.

File consists of one ts. of a petition by William Warren Baldwin regarding a land grant. William Warren Baldwin was Master in Chancery and treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada and was appointed lieutenant colonel of the First Regiment of Durham Militia. Originally dated July 6, 1799.

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Petitions re Yonge Street.

File consists of: one ts. of an Order in Council relative to Yonge Street regarding settlement of the street. Originally dated December 29, 1798. One ts. or return of locations on Yonge Street, originally dated January 1800. One ts. of a petition of the inhabitants of Yonge Street regarding the road to town being impassible, originally dated January 16, 1800. One ts. of return of vacant lots upon Yonge Street, originally dated October 26, 1800. One ts. report upon Yonge Street regarding a survey, originally dated July 16, 1801. One ts. recommendation of council on settlement of Yonge Street.

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Pioneers.

File consists of ms. notes on pioneers, particularly United Empire Loyalists.

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Rev. John Doty.

File consists of ms. and ts. note on the Rev. John Doty including excerpts from, and copies of, his letters. Doty was involved in the establishment of the Anglican Church of Sorel, Quebec.

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Revolutionary War letters.

File consists of ts. transcripts of letters between important figures of the revolutionary war including Ethan Allen, Frederick Haldimand, William Marsh and more.

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Royal visit to Canada.

File consists of the official programme of the Royal Visit to Canada by their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York [George V and Queen Mary].

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The D.W. Smith collection of manuscripts.

File consists of ts. notes with ms. annotations on the D.W. Smith collection of manuscripts held at the Toronto Public Library. Also includes an ms. note on the binding of the collection. Notes are typed on Ontario Historical Society letterhead.

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