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Petworth : maps.

Material relating to the settlement of Petworth emigrants in Ontario. Consists of ms. notes, photocopies of published maps of townships and towns, photocopies from manuscript and published sources.

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Clement, Florence Grace 1889-1988

Series consists of materials relating to the life, interests, and death of Florence Grace Clement. Includes biographical information, clippings, aid-memories, correspondence, diaries, poetry written and collected by Florence and other ephemera.

Clement Bowlby Family

Ephemera : etchings.

File consists of two etchings accumulated by Florence Grace Clement. One is a plate taken from a book with identifying notes showing Louisa Elizabeth, Baroness Durham engraved by Thomson from a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1831. The other is an advertisement for an exhibit of oil and watercolour drawings and modern etchings at the City of London Fine Art Gallery by H. Gillard Glindoni from 1882.

Clement, Florence Grace

Illustrations.

Material relating to research on illustrations. This folder consists of research on illustrations from Canadian sources. This folder contains correspondence and photocopies of illustrations.

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Publication Process

Series consists of files which appear appear to be Mary McDougall Maude's files and Wendy Cameron's files. The folders contain material relating to editing the manuscript and correspondence, faxes, e-mails and other working papers circulated among the primary researchers for comment and correction. The "primary researchers" in this case are Wendy Cameron, Mary McDougall Maude, Shela Haines, Leigh Lawson, Brenda Dougall Merriman and sometimes Gwen Peroni.

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Chapter 4 : tables.

Material relating to provisions and regulations for passengers. Consists of annotated photocopies of original printed and ms. sources
Notes on folder: check w. illustrations from NTM.

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Southey, Robert, 1774-1843: ALS, 1835 Dec. 21, Keswick, to the Rev. John Horseman, Heydon.

Autograph letter to the Rev. John Horseman. December 21, 1835. "Renewing the acquaintance of his correspondent and giving him an account of himself and his family, referring to the tragic state (insanity) of his wife" (Southey at his best as a letter-writer).
Published in Kenneth Curry's New Letters, v. 2 p. 433.

Davis, Bertram R.

Letters from Dorking.

Photocopy of a volume of published letters : Letters from the Dorking emigrants who went Canada in the Spring of 1832.

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Adelaide Township settlement : Crown Lands petitions : Ms 691, Adelaide, Robert Johnston on behalf of the inhabitants of Adelaide, Bear Creek, 6 April 1833.

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-I-1, Crown Lands petitions
Note on folder: Misery in the settlement - want of food, wants employment continued; women - rheumatism; ague; men - axe wounds; fears "excitement" caused.

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Letter to an MP.

Photocopy of a published item: Emigration: a letter to a member of Parliament containing a statement of the method pursued by the Petworth Committee in sending out emigrants to Upper Canada in the years 1832 and 1833. Petworth, J. Phillips; London: Longman, 1833. Includes a photocopy of the t.p. and table of contents for the same title published in 1834.

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Haldimand County.

Material relating to the settlement of Petworth emigrants in Haldimand County. Consists of photocopies from 19th century manuscript and published sources.

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Adelaide Township settlement : Crown Lands petitions : Ms 691, Adelaide, inhabitants of Adelaide and Carradoc[sic], public meeting held at Bear Creek, 1 April 1835.

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-I-1, Crown Lands petitions
Note on folder: Grant to improve road from Longwoods Road to Lot 16 Seventh Concession (south) of Adelaide (originally opened by Mount.)

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Deed of Bargain and Sale

  • SCA23-GA13
  • Fonds
  • 1834

Fonds contains a deed of bargain and sale on vellum. The deed, dated December 12, 1834, details a transaction between Vincent Dewell, and his wife Harriet, with Henry Smith regarding a plot of land in exchange for 50 pounds. The plot of land is identified as the west part of lot 29 on the 8th concession of Hope Township in Durham County, Upper Canada. Two red wax seals appear on the bottom right corner of the deed.

Dewell, Vincent

Wilson, Obed.

Correspondence, ts. notes and transcripts of letters "photocopied by Robert Bell," originally dated 1838-1889.

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Southey, Robert, 1774-1843: ALS, 1836 March 22, Keswick, to unknown correspondent.

Autograph letter. March 22, 1836. Hopes that the recipient obtains "the object of your petition." No Englishman had before him completed the expedition from Peru over the Andes and down the greatest river in South America. All merchants who trade with that part of the world have gained valuable information from his journal of the expedition.

Davis, Bertram R.

Adelaide Township settlement : Crown Lands petitions : Ms 691, Adelaide, received 17 March 1836, Indigent settlers of Adelaide, requesting easier terms for land.

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-I-1, Crown Lands petitions
Note on folder: Good example of the confusion caused by land granting regulations in Upper Canada.

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England.

Silver groat from England showing on the obverse the head of William IV and on the reverse Britannia seated.

Pyke, Edgar William

Woodstock petitions : AO RG1 : Upper Canada land petitions : Woodstock.

Material relating to the settlement of Petworth emigrants in Oxford County. This folder contains photocopies from the Archives of Ontario RG1 L3, v. 534: Upper Canada Land petitions W, bundle 19, 1835-1836
Notes on folder : Petition for sale of town lots (need a market); Henry Harwood among those who signed; not directly connected to Petworth emigrants and their lots.

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Bowman family fonds.

13 items of correspondence between members of the Bowman family. The topics of correspondence include updates on relatives, current issues and news in Waterloo Region, the American Civil War, and more.

The members of the Bowman family represented in the correspondence include children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of Rev. Joseph O. Bowman (1766-1849) and Christian Bowman (1766-1824). Although the families share a common distant ancestor the commonality of families in the set of correspondence represented here comes from Elizabeth Bowman (b. 1844) and Nancy Bowman (1839-1925), both children of Samuel B. Bowman, marrying brothers Allan (1841-1928) and Simon (b. 1844) Bowman, children of Samuel W. Bowman. A more complete family tree is included in file 1 of the fonds.

Bowman family

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.

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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.

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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

Extracts from Clare and other authors, by G. Silverlock : manuscript.

  • SCA294-GA329
  • Fonds
  • 1839-1847

Fonds consists of one ms. copy (1 vol. 299 pp.) of the 1839 edition of John Clare's "Shepherd's calendar with village stories and other poems" transcribed by G. Silverlock and presented to his son Orestes Silverlock. The text includes an introduction from "Village minstrel" as well as poems from other works by Clare. The work is written in fine calligraphy and includes a hand drawn frontispiece, title page, and publishers advertisements. Accompanying the ms. is one item of correspondence from E. Blunden to Mrs. Wrangham discussing the text.

Clare, John

Grand River Conservation Authority Library

The Grand River Conservation Authority Library was donated in 2005, accompanying the archival records of the Authority and its predecessors.

The Library was maintained at the GRCA headquarters for reference and research use and consists of works by and about the GRCA, including both internal and external reports and studies, periodicals, and monographs.

Unpublished library items are described as part of the GRCA archives while published items are catalogued as print material and are listed in the library catalogue.

Grand River Conservation Authority

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

William Henderson account book.

  • SCA349-GA399
  • Fonds
  • 1841-1880

Account book kept by William Henderson during the period 1841-1880. Some personal diary entries are also written, including a reference to William's 74th birthday and losing his sister's spectacles. William Henderson likely lived in Dover, New Hampshire and makes references to the Piscataque RIver, Wolfeboro New Hampshire, and Nottingham New Hampshire.

Henderson, William

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

Arthur Wellesley Wellington letter.

  • SCA76-GA46
  • Fonds
  • 1842

Contains one letter from Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington addressed to Francis Fane, the 12th Earl of Westmorland.

Wellington, Arthur Wellesley

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.

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