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Bowman, Samuel to Samuel Ensley.

One item of correspondence from Samuel Bowman addressed to Samuel Ensley. The letter is dated and addressed June 28, 1837, Waterloo. The letter discusses the purchase of timber between Samuel Ensley and Wendel Bowman that was otherwise intended for the mill of Samuel Bowman.

Bowman family

Woodstock : documents.

Material relating to the settlement of Petworth emigrants in Woodstock, Ontario. Consists of photocopies from 19th century manuscript sources.

The Jackman Foundation

Letters : Ann Mann.

Material relating to a letter by Ann Mann. Includes a photocopy of a letter from Connie Bayley to Sheila Haines dated 1991 and a photocopy of Ann Mann's letter dated 1837 from the West Sussex Record Office.

The Jackman Foundation

Grand River Navigation Act, 1837.

Consists of a ts. (thermograph) Province of Upper Canada act entitled "An Act to Incorporate a Joint Stock Company to improve the navigation of the Grand River,"(Grand River Navigation Act) dated November 18, 1837.

Grand River Conservation Authority

The Sun, London.

File consist of the June 28, 1838 edition of the The Sun, London. This edition reports on the coronation of Queen Victoria.

Ontario History Collection

Isle of Man.

Bronze farthing from the Isle of Man showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse the three-legged Manx triskelion.

Pyke, Edgar William

Newton's Principia

One handwritten notebook with select passages and mathematical diagrams from Newton's Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica. A note in the text indicates that this was likely copied from an 1826 edition of the work.

Stowell, Thomas Pollard

England.

Silver two pence from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse a 2. Also a brass commemorative token issued upon the marriage of Prince Albert to Queen Victoria. The obverse shows the head of Prince Albert and the reverse the words �BORN AUG 26 1819 MARRIED FEB 10 1840� across the field.

Pyke, Edgar William

Peterson, H.W. to Samuel Bowman.

One item of correspondence from H.W. Peterson to Samuel Bowman. The letter is dated and addressed July 31, 1841, Berlin [Kitchener]. In the letter H.W. Peterson, J.P. [Justice of the Peace] instructs Samuel Bowman, in his role as Clerk of the Township of Waterloo, to give money from Benjamin Bowman (poundkeeper) to Jacob E. Schneider (overseer of highways).

Bowman family

Mathematical problems.

Notebook containing handwritten mathematical problems, solutions, and diagrams. Also inset are mathematical problems and solutions clipped from a newspaper and a report card from Alexandria Boarding School in Alexandria, Virginia.

Stowell, Thomas Pollard

Eclipse book.

One handwritten notebook with mathematical equations determining the relative positioning of the sun, moon, and earth, during lunar and solar eclipses. Includes information on lunar eclipses that occurred February 1841; November 1, 1844; March 8, 1849 and solar eclipses on: March 1858, May 1854 and July 18, 1860. Also includes other mathematical problems related to astronomy.

Stowell, Thomas Pollard

Adelaide petitions.

Material relating to settlement of Petworth emigrants in Adelaide Township, Middlesex County, Ont. This folder contains a photocopy from the Archives of Ontario, RG1, C-IV, Township Papers : Adelaide, Ms 658n, p. 550-553, "Extract of a report of a committee of the Executive Council of the 18th March 1842 . . . " in answer to petitions made by various inhabitants of Adelaide Township, clarifying terms of purchase of and payment for lands.

The Jackman Foundation

George Bray to Abraham Bray : April 17, 1842.

One letter from George Bray to Abraham Bray sent April 17, 1842 from Rathmines Mill, near Dublin, Ireland. The letter discusses family news, finances, and a proposed trip to visit Abraham.

Bray Family

Woodstock petitions : Blandford.

Material relating to the settlement of Petworth emigrants in Oxford County. This folder contains photocopies of documents from the Archives of Ontario.

The Jackman Foundation

Sarah Bray to Abraham Bray : May 7, 1843.

One letter from Sarah Bray to Abraham Bray sent May 7, 1843 from Leeds, Yorkshire. The letter discusses Sarah moving to Yorkshire, family news and health, and life in Leeds.

Bray Family

Waterloo documents : printouts.

Material relating to the settlement of Petworth emigrants in Waterloo County. Consists of photocopies from 19th and 20th century manuscript and published sources, including maps.

The Jackman Foundation

George Bray to Abraham Bray : January 8, 1843.

One letter from George Bray to Abraham Bray sent January 8, 1843 from Rathmines Mill, near Dublin, Ireland. The letter discusses family news and health, finances, the First Opium War, facts about Canada and Abraham's life in Canada.

Bray Family

John Lazenby to Abraham Bray : July 5, 1843.

One letter from John Lazenby to Abraham Bray dated July 5, 1843 from Holbech. The letter is written on behalf of Abraham's grandmother, who is unwell, and discusses sending Abraham 20 pounds, the health of the family, and news that friends are on their way to settle in Toronto.

Bray Family

George Bray to Abraham Bray : July 9, 1843.

One letter from George Bray to Abraham Bray dated July 9, 1843 from Rathmines Mill, near Dublin. The letter discusses the price of land in Canada and if Abraham can clear it, money sent to Abraham, and news and health of the family.

Bray Family

John Lazenby to Abraham Bray : July 15, 1843.

One letter from John Lazenby to Abraham Bray dated July 15, 1843 from Holbeck. The letter is sent on behalf of Abraham's grandmother and discusses a bank draft sent to Abraham, friends who are moving to Upper Canada, and the health and news of the family.

Bray Family

George Bray to Abraham Bray : December 31, 1843.

One letter from George Bray to Abraham Bray dated December 31, 1843 Rathmines Mill near Dublin. The letter discusses the health of the family and how they desire to hear from Abraham as they are not sure where he is living. Abraham's sister Hannah also sends a few lines at the end of the letter.

Bray Family

Elizabeth Austin botanical specimen album.

File consists of one blank album used as a botanical specimen book. Includes 84 flower and tree specimens with identifications and descriptions of time of year they were found. An inscription on the first page indicates that the album was maintained by Elizabeth Austin with specimens from S.L. Wood.

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse a crowned shield of arms within olive wreath; thistle, rose, & shamrock below.

Pyke, Edgar William

George Bray to Abraham Bray : March 31, 1844.

One letter from George Bray to Abraham Bray dated March 31, 1844 from Rathmines Mill near Dublin. The letter discusses Abraham's land and how much he has cleared and the money he owes on it, as well as the health and news of the family.

Bray Family

George Bray to Abraham Bray : September 2, 1844.

One letter from George Bray to Abraham Bray dated September 2, 1844 from Rathmines Mill near Dublin. The letter expresses concern for Abraham's well being as the family has not heard from him and offers to send money to help pay the mortgage on his land.

Bray Family

George Bray to Abraham Bray : October 1, 1844.

One letter from George Bray to Abraham Bray dated October 1, 1844 from Rathmines Mill near Dublin. The letter discusses sending money to Abraham and how it should be used to pay his mortgage, as well as news on the family.

Bray Family

Sarah Bray to Abraham Bray : May 20, 1845.

One letter from Sarah Bray to Abraham Bray dated May 20, 1845. The letter was sent to Abraham via their parents and discusses Sarah's life and work and her best wishes to Abraham on the news of his wedding. She also gives a recipe for sealing wax.

Bray Family

George Bray to Abraham Bray : June 1, 1845.

One letter from George Bray to Abraham Bray dated June 1, 1845 from Rathmines. The letter sends Abraham best wishes on his wedding, gives news on family and friends including the death of Mr. Lazenby, and also lists the names and birth dates of Abraham's siblings and aunts and uncles.

Bray Family

Preacher's licenses.

Preacher's licenses for Jacob Wagner from New York state for the years 18451850, 1852-1857. Certificates are in English and German.

Wagner, Jacob

George Bray to Abraham Bray : September 2, 1845.

One letter from George Bray to Abraham Bray dated September 2, 1845 from Rathmines Mill, near Dublin. The letter entreats Abraham to write them more often and gives updates on the family as well as the cloth industry and crop yield in Dublin.

Bray Family

Moyer, Jacob B. and Moyer, Catherine : correspondence received.

One letter received by Jacob B. Moyer from Abraham Bechtel Moyer and Mary Gross Moyer, (nee Nash) December 19, 1845, from Charlotteville, Talbot District, C.W.

Date and Place from: December 19, 1845 Charloteville [i.e. Charlotteville], Tolbert [i.e. Talbot] District, C.W. To Moyer, Jacob B. and Moyer, Catherine From Moyer, Abraham Bechtel, 1809-1865 and Moyer, Mary Gross Nash, 1808-1885.

Schantz Russell Family

George Bray to Abraham Bray : February 2, 1845.

One letter from George Bray to Abraham Bray dated February 2, 1845 from Rathmines Mill near Dublin. The letter expresses concern for Abraham that his money situation has been resolved and gives updates on the family. Abraham's sisters Hannah and Rachel include short notes at the end of the letter.

Bray Family

John Goldie correspondence.

Contains 14 typed transcription copies of letters from John Goldie to James Goldie, and one typed transcription copy of a letter from W. Goldie to James Goldie.
Date and Place From: [184-?] Greenfield, [Ontario] To [Goldie, James, 1824-1912] From Goldie, W. Notes: Carbon copy, typed transcription. Incomplete letter, note on the transcription states that the letter is "from Greenfield" and that "the above appears to be to his brother James, then living in New Jersey".
Date and Place From: December 11, 1846 Greenfield [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John 1793-1886 Notes: Carbon copy, typed transcription.
Date and Place From: February 9, 1847 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Carbon copy, typed transcription.
Date and Place From: July 10, 1847 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Carbon copy typed transcription.
Date and Place From: November 15, 1847 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Copy, typed transcription.
Date and Place From: May 15, 1848 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Copy, typed transcription.
Date and Place From: March 5, 1849 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Carbon copy, typed transcription.
Date and Place From: July 27, 1849 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Carbon copy, typed transcription.
Date and Place From: September 14, 1849 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Copy, typed transcription.
Date and Place From: March 13, 1850 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Copy, typed transcription.
Date and Place From: July 18, 1850 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Copy, typed transcription.
Date and Place From: February 11, 1852 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Copy, typed transcription.
Date and Place From: April 21, 1852 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Copy, typed transcription.
Date and Place From: March 18, 1854 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Copy, typed transcription.
Date and Place From: September 18, 1856 Greenfield, [Ontario] To Goldie, James, 1824-1912 From Goldie, John, 1793-1886 Notes: Copy, typed transcription.

Goldie, John

George Bray to Abraham Bray : January 1, 1846.

One letter from George Bray to Abraham Bray dated January 1, 1846 from Rathmines Mill, near Dublin. The letter starts off with a message from Sarah Bray giving details on her life and their grandmother's health as well as mentioning friends who have moved to Canada. George writes about the family in Ireland as well as commodity prices and scarcity and the Great Potato Famine.

Bray Family

Indenture: Samuel Weaver and Wife to John Myers.

One indenture regarding the purchase of land in Woolwich Township between Samuel Weaver and Wife to John Myers, January 23, 1847., memorial recorded Oct. 5, 1848, number 695 Liber F, Folio 54.

Bowman family

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse crowned, cruciform shields around Garter Star; rose, thistle, & shamrock in quarters; all within Gothic frame.

Pyke, Edgar William

Ann Bray to Abraham Bray : January 17, 1847.

One letter from Ann Bray to Abraham Bray dated January 17, 1847 from Leeds. The first part of the letter is from Ann Bray and gives an update on the family since the passing of George Bray, and congratulates Abraham on the birth of his child. At the end of the letter are notes from Samuel Fox and Sarah Bray regarding friends moving to Canada and inquiring about job prospects there.

Bray Family

Ann Bray to Abraham Bray : August 12, 1847.

One letter from Ann Bray to Abraham Bray dated August 12, 1847 from Leeds. This short letter gives news that Ann, as well as children Jacob, Mary, and Hannah are set to leave from Liverpool for New York on August 16th or 20th.

Bray Family

Pioneers.

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

Ontario History Collection

Journal of Colin Rankin, 1848-1853.

One journal (208 p.) kept by Colin Rankin from March 9, 1848, the day he assuming charge of the Mattawa Post, to Aug. 16, 1853, the day before his departure. The journal includes ca. 50 pages of dated and undated notes, poems, transcripts and quotations, not kept in diary format.

Rankin, Colin

Bowlby, David Sovereign

File consists of two identical upper body studio portrait photographs of David Sovereign Bowbly in his graduation cap and gown taken by Gillespie, Berlin, Ont.

Clement Bowlby Family

Bowlby, David Sovereign.

File consists of one upper body studio portrait of David Sovereign Bowbly in his graduation cap and gown by Martin, Montreal, QC.

Clement Bowlby Family

Davidson, George to Margaret Davidson.

Letter from George Davidson in Aberdeen, Scotland to his wife Margaret in New Aberdeen, C.W., responding to the news of the death of their infant son: "The intelligence was painful, more so than had I been present with you, for altho' my friends here feel deeply with me, still you were awaiting." He speaks of the comfort that their belief offers, and continues: "I thank God that you are living & that I have so near a prospect of meeting you again – how happy I shall be to see you & this feeling is strengthened from the fact that you will be the same regarding me." He will be on the steamer Europa from Liverpool to New York and lists in detail the amount of time it will take to be back in New Aberdeen. (includes envelope sealed with family crest)

Sims family

Davidson, John to George Davidson.

Letter from John Davidson, Fraserburgh, Scotland on October 16, 1848 to his nephew George Davidson, commiserating on the death of George's infant child: "I know that you are of tender heart and will be much affected." John is Assessor and Collector of Road Money in Fraserburgh and as such was out on business when George left for home.

Sims family

Hall, Mrs. S.C., "Pilgrimages to English Shrines : The Birthplace of Thomas Chatterton." The Art-Journal XI (1849): 21-25

File consists of Mrs. C.S. (Anna Maria) Hall's article "Pilgrimages to English Shrines: The Birthplace of Thomas Chatterton" from The Art-Journal. The pages of this article have been torn from the journal. The article was also reproduced in a book of collected Pilgrimages to English Shrines in 1850.

Davis, Bertram R.

Manuscript diary: gin distilling.

A 2 v. ms. diary Kept by the owner or manager of a distillery in London, England. Entries describe in detail the work and processes carried out each day, and describe as well some of the family and social activities of the writer. The volumes are bound in vellum with brass clasps.

Seagram Museum

Preaching notebook.

Notebook recounting areas that Jacob Wagner preached in. Begins with the Waterloo circuit, but the cover of the notebook reads "Albany."

Wagner, Jacob

Adelaide petitions.

Material relating to settlement of Petworth emigrants in Adelaide Township, Middlesex County, Ont. This folder contains a photocopy from the Archives of Ontario, RG1, C-IV, Township Papers : Adelaide, Ms 658n, p. 744, 746, correspondence from John Humphreys concerning the deed for his land.

The Jackman Foundation

Ephemera : financial.

File consists of various financial records relating to the Peter Rieder family. Includes accounting notes and receipts.

Peter Rieder Family

Scrapbook.

File consists of one scrapbook created by an unknown member of the Rieder family. Includes original works of art as well as clippings and cut outs.

Peter Rieder Family

Manuscripts.

Short holograph school essays by Mary Schantz (nee Moyer), many with corrections. One is dated Brantford, 1861.

Schantz Russell Family

Indenture.

Indenture between Henry Wagner and Joseph Fellows for a plot of land purchased by Henry Wagner in Rose, Wayne County, New York.

Wagner, Henry

Court clerk to A. Clemens and H.R. Ferrie.

One item of correspondence from the court clerk to A. Clemens and H.R. Ferrie. The letter is dated and addressed June 11, 1851, Waterloo. The letter is an account of the activities and decision on the status of teacher James Finney.

Bowman family

England.

Silver florin from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse crowned cruciform shields; thistle, rose, & shamrock in each quarter between trefoil arches.

Pyke, Edgar William

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