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Correspondence : 1895-1899.

File consists of five letters received by Martha Rieder from family members and friends. Some envelopes are included; stamps have been removed. Also present is an empty envelope. Includes letter from J.I. Frank Anthes on Anthes Mfg. Co. of Berlin letterhead and company envelope.

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Rieder, Margaret.

File consists eleven of items of correspondence addressed to Margaret Rieder. Includes primarily Christmas cards, with one birthday card. Correspondents include: Anthes, Carolina; Clarke, Evelyn; Edkins, Phyllis; Morley, Margaret Louise and Anna Elizabeth; Parry, Magaret; Rieder, Emeline Merner; Rieder, Margareth Anthes.

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Correspondence Received by Martha Rieder

Series consists of correspondence received by Martha Rieder over the course of her life. Includes letters, telegrams, postcards, and invitations from family and friends, including correspondence from her husband Talmon Henry Rieder. Series includes sympathy letters received by Martha upon the death of Talmon.

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Anthes Manufacturing Company : employees under factory sign.

Mounted photograph of employees standing in a row, posed for the camera, at the side front of the Anthes Manufacturing Company building under a painted sign that reads: "The Anthes Mfg. Co. of Berlin. Limited." J.I. Frank Anthes is visible standing in a doorway behind the employees at right.

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McDonald, Zella Dexter

Photograph of Zella Dexter McDonald posed for the camera with left hand at back of head, on the edge of a bed. She is seen in what may be Romani inspired dress and is wearing multiple bracelets and necklaces.

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New daughter

Letter from Jacob Anthes to his parents, Martin and Catharine regarding the birth of daughter Martha Magdalena, indicating that she and his wife, Magdalena Stricker, are doing well. He also notes that the church construction is progressing quickly and that the apples arrived.

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Rieder, Peter.

Series consists of material accumulated by Peter Rieder relating to taxes paid in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Includes correspondence, tax notices, and tax receipts.

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The gist of the lesson.

File consists of the book by R.A. Torrey, The Gist of the Lesson : A Concise Exposition of the International Sunday School Lessons for the Year 1902. Includes ms. notes throughout by Talmon Henry Rieder. Enclosure: delegate ribbon for Y.M.C.A. convention, Brantford, 1898.

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Kitchener Manufacturers' Association : farewell banquet.

File consists of material relating to a farewell banquet for Talmon Henry Rieder given by the Kitchener Manufacturers' Association on April 28, 1917, in honour of his appointment as president of the Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co. and subsequent move to Montreal. Includes ephemera (menu/program, paper dinner napkin, etc.), the ms. speech given by Rieder at the dinner, and a newspaper clipping.

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Life insurance policies.

File consists of material created and accumulated by Talmon Henry Rieder relating to life insurance policies applied for and denied or issued to him. Includes correspondence, ms. notes, sample and completed policies, and a receipt.

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Memos re: D. Lorne McGibbon & United States Rubber Co.

File consists of ms. notes by Talmon Henry Rieder. Includes notes regarding stock values and Ames Holden McCready Co., calculations, and the text of some correspondence between D. Lorne McGibbon of the City of Montreal and Samuel P. Colt of the United States Rubber Co.

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New year's greetings.

File consists of a card containing new year's greetings to friends and fellow workers of the Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co., from vice-president T.H. Rieder.

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Personal documents.

File consists of personal material accumulated by Talmon Henry Rieder. Includes ephemera, newspaper clippings, membership cards (e.g. Kiwanis Club, Y.M.C.A., Old Colony Club, Automobile Club of Canada, Canadian Manufacturers' Association, and others), business cards, certificates, advertisements, a motor vehicle license, a ts. diet list from his doctor, ms. notes, a permit to leave Canada (including photograph), etc.

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Assemblies and conversions

Letter from Jacob Anthes to his parents, Martin and Catharine. He details his success converting several heads of local families, some of whom are identified by name, despite the efforts of a [Lutheran?] pastor to prevent their departure from their former beliefs. Anthes explains that he has fallen ill from the exertion of hosting repeated assemblies and that the snowy weather is preventing him from travelling to hold yet another assembly. Prior to signing off he notes that son Martin's arm was burned by a cup of hot tea and that Brother Umbach’s Märthe may be visiting in early March.

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Property Transactions and Mortgages

Series consists of documents relating to land transactions. Most materials document the ownership history of the property consisting of Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, and in particuar Lot 3, on the south (or west) side of Ahrens Street and the north side of Weber Street in David Weber's survey in the town of Berlin (now Kitchener); this property contained the Anthes home at 44 Weber Street and the Rieder home at 58 Roy Street.

Also present are documents relating to other land in Berlin as well as land in the Township of Wilmot, the Town of Moberly, and the District of Parry Sound. Series includes mortgages, deeds and certificates of ownership, abstracts from the Registry Office (Berlin), invoices, etc.

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Correspondence : undated.

File consists of 38 letters, telegrams and cards received by Martha Rieder, including two from Talmon Henry Rieder and some from her mother, her children, and her grandchildren. Some letters include envelopes; stamps have been removed. Also present are three empty envelopes.

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Plans.

File consists of four plans. Includes two plans by N.J. Goebel entitled "City of Berlin," and two copies of a plan entitled "Canada Furniture Manufacturer's Limited, Berlin, Ont., Simpson Factory and Gaukel Street Properties."

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The prize winner.

File consists of vol. 1, no. 3 of The Prize Winner, a monthly published in Waterloo by The Prize Winner Publishing Co. The journal describes itself as "a journal of choice literature, devoted to the improvement and amusement of the family circle." Contains a write-up about the wedding of John C. Breithaupt and Caroline (Carrie) Anthes.

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Property : 610 Belmont Avenue, Montreal.

File consists of material relating to the purchase of the property and construction of the house at 610 Belmont Avenue in Montreal (City of Westmount), as well as the related mortgage and insurance. Includes correspondence, specifications for the house, receipts, ms. notes, a deed of mortgage (copy), an agreement regarding a loan and repayment (copy), and by-law no. 229 regarding construction in the City of Westmount (copy).

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Westmount prospectus.

File consists of material relating to the Westmount development in Waterloo. Includes a prospectus (Realty Pointers: Westmount, "The Development Beautiful") prepared by Beck & Eisenbach (Berlin, ON) containing a plan of Westmount; and a photograph of a topographical landscape painting showing Berlin, Waterloo, and Westmount, prepared by Gibson Catlett, Real Estate Landscape Paintings (Calgary, AB). The plan in the prospectus contains ms. annotations.

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Copulations-schein.

File consists of a marriage licence or certificate of marriage between John S. Anthes (Township of Wilmot) and Lydia Catharine Herlan (Town of Berlin).

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Estate of John S. Anthes.

File consists of material probably accumulated by Talmon Henry Rieder and/or Martha Rieder in the process of settling the estate of John S. Anthes. Includes correspondence, statements of the estate, agreements, wills (plus copies) of John S. Anthes and Lydia Anthes, invoices and receipts, a statement of succession duty, ms. notes, ledger balances from the Anthes Furniture Company (1907, 1908), ts. notes from a meeting of executors, etc.

Correspondence is primarily among executors John C. Breithaupt and J.I. Frank Anthes; Peters, Brown & Co. accountants; Millar, Sims, & Gregory, barristers; Talmon Henry Rieder, and others.

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Estate of John S. Anthes : Anthes Furniture Company (file 1 of 2).

File consists of material probably accumulated by Talmon Henry Rieder and/or Martha Rieder in the process of settling the estate of John S. Anthes, and in particular, the administration and eventual sale of the Anthes Furniture Company to J.H. Baetz and C.J. Baetz. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, agreements, financial statements of the Anthes Furniture Company (1915-1920), and the will of John S. Anthes.

Correspondence is among J.I. Frank Anthes, John C. Breithaupt, and Albert L. Breithaupt (executors), as well as Talmon Henry Rieder, Matha Rieder, the Baetz brothers, H. Milton Cook, and others.

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Estate of John S. Anthes : Anthes Furniture Company (file 2 of 2).

File consists of material probably accumulated by Talmon Henry Rieder and/or Martha Rieder in the process of settling the estate of John S. Anthes, and in particular, the administration and eventual sale of the Anthes Furniture Company to J.H. Baetz and C.J. Baetz. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, agreements, financial statements of the Anthes Furniture Company (1915-1920), and the will of John S. Anthes.

Correspondence is among J.I. Frank Anthes, John C. Breithaupt, and Albert L. Breithaupt (executors), as well as Talmon Henry Rieder, Matha Rieder, the Baetz brothers, H. Milton Cook, and others.

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Sick wife

Letter from Jacob Anthes to his parents, Martin and Catharine. He shares news of his wife Magdalena's illness and her return to health, nothing they have had to rely on female help to get by. Anthes notes their youngest daughter is "quite healthy and so very friendly" and invites his parents to the consecration of the church later in January. The letter ends with a postscript note about the possible digging of a new well and his inability to contribute due to winter expenses.

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Photographs

Series consists of photographs created and accumulated by the Rieder and Anthes families. Includes ones photograph of a Kiwanis club picnic at Puslinch Lake.

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Photographs

Series consists of photographs, most of which were accumulated by Martha Rieder, with some accumulated by Talmon Henry Rieder and some probably by Margaret Paisley and Paul Rieder. Photographs relate predominantly to multiple generations of the Anthes and Rieder families and include formal and informal family portraits, snapshots of family and friends, and snapshots taken while visiting cottages in the Penetanguishene area.

Other subjects include: Martha and her friends at Ontario Ladies College, business associates of Talmon, the Dominion Tire Company, the Anthes Manufacturing Company, Zion Evangelical Church events and groups, the Kitchener Natatorium, and other subjects. Many photographs from the period 1895-1906 were taken and possibly developed by Martha Rieder.

Series contains eight portraits (plus two duplicates) by Notman & Son, Montreal, all of which are in very good condition; and many portraits by James Esson of Preston. Includes loose photographs, photograph albums, and negatives.

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Lola.

Upper body studio portrait of Lola [?] seen looking at camera.

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Journal.

File consists of an accounting journal kept by John S. Anthes from 1901 to 1914. File also includes two receipts and two memoranda regarding bonds sold by Martha Rieder to Ella Anthes Cook, Louisa Breithaupt, and Carrie Breithaupt.

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Share certificates.

File consists of share certificates kept by the Anthes family. Includes certificates for shares owned by John S. Anthes in the Berlin and Bridgeport Electric Street Railway Company (1) and the Berlin and Waterloo Street Railway Company (3); and certificates for shares owned by H. Milton Cook in Upper Canada Mines Ltd. (2), Malartic Gold Fields Ltd. (2), Triad Oil Co. Ltd. (1), Canadian Astoria Minerals Ltd. (1), and Canadian Atlantic Oil Co. Ltd. (1).

Also present are two letters, a memorandum, and ms. notes regarding the shares. File also includes an ms. list entitled "Anthes strong box contents," which includes the share certificates as well as documents relating to property transactions.

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Autograph album (file 2 of 2).

File consists of an autograph album. Includes notes and quotations from school friends. Includes signature of Mabel Dunham. File also includes a letter from Ella to her father.

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Birch bark, inscribed.

File consists of a piece of birch bark with inscriptions on both sides.

Recto: "Our party left Penetang July 23, 1900 on Str "Maud" - went to Moon River, 12-mile Channel, Black Rock Lake. Visted several Lumber Camps etc. Spent night at Pittsburg House in Georgena Island. Had a most delightful trip - weather fine and fishing good. Got this bark at Squaw Point Lumber Camp, Perry Sound District. Returned Tues. evening, July 24, 1900."

Verso: "Mr. J.C. Breithaupt + Mrs. J.C.B., Mr. A.L. B., Miss M.E.B., Edward B. Rev. S.L. Umbach, Miss Madge Gibson, Ella E. Anthes."

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Correspondence.

File consists of an unaddressed letter written by Ella Anthes Cook, an unsigned letter received by Ella, and a letter and postcard received by Ella from H. Milton Cook. Postcard contains a photograph of Cook with two other men in front of a pavilion, Woodside [farm?], Waterloo.

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Ephemera.

File consists of ephemera probably relating to Ella Anthes Cook's trip to Europe in 1910. Includes a dinner menu and lists containing the mailing addresses for members of the Boston Travel Society, tour #28, while at sea. Lists contain ms. notes by Martha Rieder and Ella.

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Scrapbook.

File consists of a scrapbook kept by Ella Anthes Cook. Includes ms. poems, proverbs, and facts, and newspaper clippings (mainly poems and general humour and knoweldge). Some items are loose between pages. Many pages are blank.

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Invitations (file 1 of 2).

File consists of invitations received by Martha Rieder to weddings, anniversaries, and other events. Includes invitations to weddings of some of her sisters and children and her own wedding invitation, as well as newspaper clippings about some of the weddings. Also present is an invitation received by Margaret Paisley to the wedding of her aunt Louisa Breithaupt. Duplicate invitations are present.

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Invitations (file 2 of 2).

File consists of invitations received by Martha Rieder to weddings, anniversaries, and other events. Includes invitations to weddings of some of her sisters and children and her own wedding invitation, as well as newspaper clippings about some of the weddings. Also present is an invitation received by Margaret Paisley to the wedding of her aunt Louisa Breithaupt. Duplicate invitations are present.

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Correspondence : 1902-1908.

File consists of 18 letters received by Talmon Henry Rieder from family members, friends and colleagues, including 11 letters from Martha Rieder. Some letters include envelopes; stamps have been removed. Includes a letter from his father Peter Rieder on Ontario Button Co. (Berlin) letterhead.

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Several Mennonites converted

Letter from Jacob Anthes to his parents, Martin and Catharine in which he shares news of recent conversions and how he's been fairing after falling and being ordered by the doctor to take a break from preaching. Includes message from S. Ewald at end of letter sending the Anthes blessings and well wishes.

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Violet.

Upper body studio portrait of Violet [?] seen looking at camera.

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Securities investing.

File consists of flyers, correspondence, and newspaper clippings sent to J.I. Frank Anthes regarding investments in securities and bonds.

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Taxes paid in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

File of material relating to taxes paid by Peter Rieder in the Regional Municipality of Tullymet, Saskatchewan, and in the Grangedale School District and the Municipal District of Gilt Edge in Alberta. Includes correspondence, tax notices, tax receipts, etc.

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Abstract from Registry Office, Berlin.

File consists of an abstract from the Registry Office in Berlin of all records pertaining to Lot 2 on the north side of Weber Street and Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 on the south side of Ahrens Street of David Weber's survey of the Town of Berlin. The first entry in 1798 shows R. Beasley, J. Wilson, and J.B. Rosseau as the grantor and D.W. Smith, W. Claus, and A. Stewart as the grantee; the last entry in 1865 shows David Weber as the grantor and Jacob Hess as the grantee.

Other names appearing on the abstract are: Joseph Brant, Dan Erb and Jacob Erb, Benjamin Eby, and Frederick Gaukel.

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Description of lots in deeds held by Hess.

File consists of an ms. copy of the lots as described in two deeds held by Jacob Hess, signed by M.C. Schofield. The description consists of two parts: Henry Schmitt and wife to Jacob Hess (1858) and David Weber and wife to Jacob Hess (1865).

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Mortgage : Jacob Hesz et ux to Frederick Snyder, dated 4th September, 1867, Bowlby & Andrews, Conveyances &c, Berlin.

File consists of a mortgage concerning Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 on the west side of Ahrens Street and Lot 2 on the north side of Weber Street of David Weber's survey in the Town of Berlin. Contains ms. annotations. File also includes three receipts for payments made on the mortgage.

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Rosa.

Upper body studio portrait of unidentified woman seen looking slightly off camera and wearing a hat.

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Ewald and Anthes letters

Letter from Jacob Anthes to his parents, Martin and Catharine. Includes message from Daniel Ewald. Ewald reports about the success of assemblies, making mention of people seeking blessings and families who have converted including the Davids, the Cress', the Beckers, the Schneiders, Büschlens, Deuners and Detweilers. He comments about the good work of Brother Moyer, Brother Jacob, and Brother S. Eby. Before signing off he shares that his wife recently gave birth to a daughter and that he will be travelling to Cleveland.

Anthes' shares that he is one again in good health and that the doctor said he'd "improved beyond all expectations". He notes however that he has to be careful and can't preach, but that he has led a prayer assembly and has occasionally given the Invitation. He gives thanks to the prayer of his Brothers and Sisters in Christ as the reason for his recovery. Anthes also offers updates about various families and people including the Schwedenborgians, Brother M. Weber, Brother Mayer and Brother Umbach. He asks that his parents pass on well wishes to Brother Meyer, J. Wolfs, the Anthes, the Meyers and "all the Brothers and Sisters."

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Correspondence : 1910.

File consists of 23 letters received by Talmon Henry Rieder from family members, friends and others, including 18 letters from Martha Rieder. One letter from a Montreal real estate agent regarding houses THR looked at.

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Invoices and receipt.

File consists of an invoice/account balance and a receipt for payment made on the mortgage to Frederick Snyder by Jacob Hess, and an unsigned invoice for preparing a land registry abstract.

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Abstract from Registry Office, Berlin.

File consists of an abstract from the Registry Office in Berlin of all records pertaining to Lot 3 on the north side of Weber Street and west of Queen Street in David Weber's survey of the Town of Berlin. The first entry is in 1798 showing Richard Beasley, James Wilson, and John Baptiste Rosseau as the grantor and David William Smith, William Claus, and Alexander Stewart as the grantee; the last entry is in 1873 showing Catherine Hachborn [et mar?] as the grantor and William Walrond as the grantee.

Other names appearing on the abstract are: Joseph Brant, Dan Erb and Jacob Erb, and Benjamin Eby.

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Deed of land : Franz Herlan et ux to Lydia C. Anthes, dated 3rd December, 1873, A. Millar, Conveyancer, Berlin.

File consists of an indenture concerning Lots 2 on the south side of Weber Street and Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 on the south side of Ahrens Street of David Weber's survey in Berlin. Contains ms. annotations. File also includes an ms. diagram of the lots containing information about thier size and owners.

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Mortgage : John S. Anthes et ux to Martin Anthes, dated 17th May, 1879, Durand & Andrews, Conveyances &c, Berlin.

File consists of a mortgage concerning Lot 3 on the north side of Weber Street of David Weber's survey in the town of Berlin, and Lots 183, 184, and 185 south of the Grand Trunk Railway and north of King Street in Milton Cushing Schofield's survey in the town of Berlin. Contains ms. annotations.

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Correspondence : 1911-1922.

File consists of 34 letters, telegrams, and postcards received by Talmon Henry Rieder from family members, friends and others, including 17 letters from Martha Rieder and several from his children. Also present is a postcard received by Talmon Henry Rieder from [?] containing a photograph of the destruction caused by a tornado that hit Regina, Saskatchewan, on June 30, 1912, and an empty envelope with stamp.

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New assignment

Letter from Jacob Anthes to his parents, Martin and Catharine. Anthes shares that the family is in good health and that he his back to preaching and visiting people. He makes note of the "self-destructive" efforts of a Baptist preacher and comments about the number of preachers that have passed through Port Elgin. He shares that the quarter-year assembly was a success making note of the contributions of Brother Umbach and Brother Büsh, and warns his parents that he won't be able to visit over the summer due to plans to spend several weeks preaching in the north part of Mission. The remainder of the letter consists of questions about the wheat crop and Jacob, along with additional updates about his work and that of Brother Eby. He concludes with well wishes to family and friends, and shares that Martha Magdalena "is really growing, is chubby and cheerful and has now started to slide about"

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Description of lots on Roy Street.

File consists of two ms. descriptions of land prepared by Herbert J. Bowman (Ontario Land Survey). One describes Lots 2 and 3 on the south side of Ahrens street in David Weber's survey of the Town of Berlin, and is marked "sold to G. Schlee." One describes Lots 1 and 2 south of Ahrens Street in the same survey, and is marked "to J.I. Frank Anthes."

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Lot diagrams.

File consists of two ms. diagrams of the lots south of Ahrens Street and north of Weber street in Kitchener, and an empty envelope labelled "Deeds, J.S. & L.C. Anthes."

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Certificate of ownership : granted to John S. Anthes, dated 13th December, 1901.

File consists of a certificate of ownership granted to John S. Anthes for Parcel 497 in the register for the District of Parry Sound, South section, namely Roberts Island. File also includes two notices regarding a patent from the Crown for the land, one to J.C. Breithaupt from the Department of Crown Lands Ontario, Patents Branch; and one to John S. Anthes from the Office of Local Master of Titles for the District of Parry Sound.

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Deed of land : J.S. Anthes et ux to H.L. Hymmen, dated 20th April, 1912, Millar & Sims, Barristers etc., Berlin. Ont.

File consists of an indenture concerning parts of Lots 3 and 4 on the north side of Weber Street and parts of Lots 3 and 4 on the south side of Ahrens Street of David Weber's survey in the town of Berlin. Includes ms. annotations. File also includes a corrected description of the deed of land prepared by Marcel Pequegnat.

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