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Ms. essays.

File consists of a series of short ms. essays, notes and poems on various topics.

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Petition of Abraham Rapelje.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Abraham Rapelje regarding a land grant. Rapelje commanded a company of the second regiment of the Norfolk Militia in 1812-1813 and was later Lieutenant Colonel commanding the First Regiment of same. Originally dated April 16, 1800.

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Petition of Bernard Carey.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of Bernard Carey regarding a land grant for Children of Treasury Loyalists. Originally dated July 6, 1802.

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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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The petition of the Presbyterians of Newark.

File consists of one ts. of a petition by a "number of the inhabitants of the Presbyterian Persuasion, in the Town of Newark" that they are "desirous of Erecting a Presbyterian Church." Original written October 1794.

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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 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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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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New York Herald.

File consist of the April 15, 1865 edition of the New York Herald. This edition reports on the assassination of Lincoln.

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Colonel Joel Stone.

File consists of one ms. petition of a land grant from Joel Stone, one ms. narrative of his life extracted from his own journals, and one accounting ledger, possibly of his estate. Note that Stone fled to Canada in 1786 and was the first white settler in what is now Gananoque.

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Death of the late Miss Gonder of Black Creek.

File consists of one ts. of an obituary "death of the late Miss Gonder of Black Creek - a pioneer resident of Willoughby Township", a clipping of said obituary, and a ms. tribute to her memory which was read at her funeral service.

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Petition of John Warren Jr.

File consists of one ts. of a petition of John Warren Jr. regarding the ownership of the ferry below the rapids at Fort Erie. Originally dated October 25, 1802.

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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 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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