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Mr. Robertson of Strowan to Lord Mar.

One letter address to My Lord [Lord Mar] from Mr. Robertson of Strowan dated December 15, 1716. The letter gives an account of the journey through France that Robertson has taken to meet Lord Mar as well as news of his traveling companions. Also includes a later copy of the letter. Lord Mar was a major figure in the Jacobite uprising of 1715 and and fled to France shortly thereafter.

Ontario History Collection

Ontario history collection.

Collection consists mainly of items relating to the history of Ontario, with some items relating to other parts of Canada, the United States and Europe. Includes correspondence, documents, land grants, leaflets, pamphlets, clippings, maps, photographs, etchings and ephemera.

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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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Ms. essays.

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

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Born of water.

File consists of one essay on theology, particularly baptism. Original finding aid indicates that the essay was written by M.G. Sherk [i.e. Scherck].

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Niagara district.

Notes regarding the Niagara district. Also includes clippings and a hand drawn map of lots in the district.

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Rev. John Doty.

File consists of ms. and ts. note on the Rev. John Doty including excerpts from, and copies of, his letters. Doty was involved in the establishment of the Anglican Church of Sorel, Quebec.

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A brief history of the Gondor family.

File consists of one ms. essay on the history of the Gondor family, one of the pioneer families of the Niagara District. The original finding aid indicates that this was written by M.G. Sherk [i.e. Scherck].

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The Gondor family.

File consists of one ms. essay on the history of the Gondor family, one of the pioneer families of the Niagara District. The original finding aid indicates that this was written by M.G. Sherk [i.e. Scherck].

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Leaves from an old account book.

File consists of one ms. essay regarding the leaves of an unknown account book. Original finding aid indicates that this was written by M.G. Sherk [i.e. Scherck].

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M.G. Scherck ms. notes.

File consists of one ms. notes written by M.G. Scherck on topics including: Canadian waterways, missionaries, Mormons, and depilatories.

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Notes on teaching.

File consists of one notebook with ms. notes on how to get a placement as a teacher and how to set up and teach in a classroom. Original finding aid indicates that the notes were written by M.G. Sherk [i.e. Scherck].

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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.

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Pioneers.

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

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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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Ms. notes by Dr. William Canniff.

File consists of ms. notes on various topics of interest, primarily early Canadian settlement, written by Dr. Canniff. Topics include: the settlement of Perth, Loyalists, refugees, Wainfleet Township, Caistor Township, Barton Township, Glanford Township, Bertie Township, Gainsborough Township, Binbrook Township, Saltfleet Township, Clinton Township, Grimsby Township, Louth Township, Humberstone Township, Grantham Township, Stamford Township, Long Point Country, Governor Simcoe, Burlington, Whitby, Ottawa, Rebellion of 1776, Brockville and others. Also includes one item of correspondence from M.R. Morden. Note that some of the notes are written on the verso of handbills, memos, and recommendations from Victoria University Medical School.

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