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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

Amelia Alderson Opie letter.

  • SCA68-WA38
  • Fonds
  • 1838

One holograph letter from Amelia Alderson Opie to an unidentified correspondent dated May 5, 1838 refusing an invitation.

Opie, Amelia

William Dickson collection.

  • SCA12-GA7
  • Fonds
  • 1818, 1831-1834, 1839

Collection consists of seven legal documents regarding the sale of land in the Township of Dumfries in Southern Ontario.

File list:

1. Deed of land between Aaron White and Joseph Dorland -100 acres (Hallowell Township) – June 5, 1818
2. Deed of land between between William Dickson and William Otis - 50 acres – May 9, 1831
3. Deed of land between between William Dickson and John Campbell - 315 1/3 acres – July 14, 1832
4. Deed of land between between William Dickson and Jacob Kinsey - 150 acres – April 25, 1833
5. Deed of land between between William Dickson and John Fraser - 50 acres – October 1, 1834
6. Deed of land between between William Dickson - Levi Howell, 25 acres – April 16, 1834
7. Receipt for Joseph Pettengall from the Commissioner for Crown Lands - 100 acres (Hillier Township) – June 6 1839

Dickson, William

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

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

Barrett Autograph Collection

  • SCA89-GA59
  • Fonds
  • 1716-1827, 1841

Collection contains prints of Canadian landscapes done by William Henry Bartlett in 1841 and portraits of prominent 17th and 18th century politicians from Europe and Canada. Also included are letters from English prime ministers dating around the 1700s. The collection is arranged in one series consisting of print engravings, a file of Bartlett prints, and a scrapbook containing letters.

Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry)

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

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.

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

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

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.

Prayer book

Item is a manuscript prayer book from 1844. On the page facing the front cover, at the head of the ownership note, is the motto "God is the purest love". Underneath is a note stating "This prayer book belongs to me, Emiliae Geyer, in Schneidmuhl 1844". On the title page is the motto, "God is our father", and underneath that is a note describing the book as a pious prayer book on prayers for morning, evening, communion as well as holiday prayers and the four alter gospels. The book also contains hand-drawn illustrations in ink and watercolour of religious imagery such as Jesus and St. Johannes.

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

Schantz, Christian and family.

One photograph of Christian Schantz, his wife Hannah (nee Paul), five of their children and two dogs in front of their homestead south of Wetaskiwin, Alberta. Excellent photograph of early homestead life. Identification from verso.

Schantz Russell 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

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

Cours de calcul integral

  • SCA73-GA42
  • Fonds
  • [18--]

Holograph manuscript titled "Cours de calcul integral." Bound with his Memoire sur les fonctions arbitraires exprimes par des integrales doubles. Taken from Tome XV of Memoires Couronnes, Academie Royale de Bruxelles.

Pioch, Auguste Bienaime Desire

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

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

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

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

Pioneers.

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

Ontario History Collection

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

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

Christian Enslin : Letter to Fredrick Heinitsch, M.D., August 1849.

  • SCA200-GA177
  • Fonds
  • August 1849

File consists of one letter from Christian Enslin, bookseller and bookbinder, Waterloo, Ontario to Fredrick Heinitsch, M.D., Lancaster, Pennsylvania requesting the right to "Mother Drops", a medicine created by Dr. Heinitsch on which he held the patent.
The letter also includes information on bookbinding and printing practices in Upper Canada and makes reference to local figures such as Benjamin Eby, Bishop of the Mennonites.

Enslin, Christian

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.

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

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

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

William Morton fonds

  • SCA90-GA60
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1851

Manuscript poem entitled, "On Parting from My Sister and Her Children." Also included are two pencil drawings, one of which depicts a church and graveyard scene in a village located three miles from Dublin. The poem and drawings have been bound into a book. In the front cover of the book is a newspaper clipping of an obituary for Isabella Jane and Caroline Olivia Clare.

Morton, William

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

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

Erb Street in 1853.

File consists of one photograph of a sketch of what is now Erb Street in 1853. The Seagram distillery building can be seen.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Plan.

Plan showing a subdivision of Berlin with 642 lots in three parcels. Includes transparent overlay stencil reflecting the locations of current Kitchener buildings and landmarks.

Schantz Russell Family

Indenture, Christian Schantz to Abraham Weber.

An indenture dated December 31, 1853 at Waterloo between Christian Schantz and Abraham Weber for 1200 pounds for 195 acres of land in the lower block of Waterloo Township. Also includes a short history by Harold Russell about the lands in Kitchener-Waterloo owned by the Schantz family.

Schantz Russell Family

Cross-stitch sampler in wood frame.

Cross-stitch sampler on linen featuring the alphabet, numbers, motifs and decorative borders as well as the name Hedwig Fischer and the date 1853 in red, green, blue, white and brown embroidery floss. In a wood frame with glass protection. Hook on verso to hang the frame.

Ratz Family

George Baxter prints of Sir Robert Peel and Lord Nelson.

  • SCA307-GA343
  • Fonds
  • 1853

Fonds consists of prints of Sir Robert Peel and Lord Nelson. They are printed by George Baxter as an oil colour picture print, the first commercially viable colour printing.

Baxter, George

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