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  • Abraham Law
        1245 Queen St. West Worthington Toronto
      1245 Queen St. West Worthington Toronto
  • Appointment of guardian of Judith Nichols
        Front side: "William Ward, Doctor of Laws, Commissary of the Exchequer Court of the Most Reverend father in God Lancelot, by Divine providence Lord Archbishop of York, Primate of England & Metropolitan to our well beloved in Christ Rebecca Holroide of Woodhouse in the County of York […]" Reverse side: ...
      Front side: "William Ward, Doctor of Laws, Commissary of the Exchequer Court ...
  • Book borrowing receipt with rules for regulating the library
        A copy of a book borrowing receipt from the Richmond Hill Mechanic's Institute with rules for regulating the library.
      A copy of a book borrowing receipt from the Richmond Hill Mechanic's ...
  • Certificate of appointment of James Newton as Quarter Master in the 6th Battalion of York Militia
        This document, dated at Quebec City, July 1, 1852, authorizing the appointment of James Newton, a resident of the district, as Quarter Master in the 6th Battalion of York Militia, bears the sign of the Earl Elgin and Kinkardine, Governor General of British North America at the time. Lord Elgin ...
      This document, dated at Quebec City, July 1, 1852, authorizing the appointment ...
  • Commemorative coin
        Front side: Albert Edward Prince of Wales Reverse side: Visited Canada and Inaugurated the Victoria Bridge 1860 Welcome Welcome Welcome Ich Dien
      Front side: Albert Edward Prince of Wales Reverse side: Visited Canada and ...
  • Elgin Mills General Store bill
        Elgin Mills General Store bill signed by Jos. Newton and sent to James Smith. Included list of items sold with indication of their quantity and price.
      Elgin Mills General Store bill signed by Jos. Newton and sent to ...
  • Indenture for a parcel of land
        An indenture indicating a purchase of a parcel of land in Vaughan by James Newton from Aaron Munshaw.
      An indenture indicating a purchase of a parcel of land in Vaughan ...
  • Letter addressed to James Gambell
        The letter is addressed to Mr. James Gambell, York in Upper Canada, Yonge Street Markham(?).
      The letter is addressed to Mr. James Gambell, York in Upper Canada, ...
  • Letter addressed to James Gamble in West Richmond Hill
        This letter is addressed to James Gamble, Province of Canada, West Richmond Hill, Post Office. The letter is full of spelling and grammar errors.
      This letter is addressed to James Gamble, Province of Canada, West Richmond ...
  • Letter concerning murder of Thomas Kinnear
        The is addressed to J. Shelton, Esq., sheriff of Peterhead, Scotland. It was sent from Toronto in August 1843. The letter describes the circumstances of the murder of Thomas Kinnear and Nancy Montgomery.
      The is addressed to J. Shelton, Esq., sheriff of Peterhead, Scotland. It ...
  • Letter from new Richmond Hill Public Library Board
        A photocopy of the letter from new Richmond Hill Public Library Board taking control over the old Mechanics' Institute.
      A photocopy of the letter from new Richmond Hill Public Library Board ...
  • Letter written by Colonel Robert Moodie
        A letter written by Colonel Moodie to James Newton concerning rent of a room in a house.
      A letter written by Colonel Moodie to James Newton concerning rent of ...
  • Letter written by Mr. Kinnear
        To Mr. Newton Dear Sir, I have been put into a state of annoyance by Hugh Glass’s wife sending up an account she has trumped up against Mrs. Higgins. She has rendered Mrs. H. perfectly useless and ill, and as I mast go into Toronto tomorrow cost what will you ...
      To Mr. Newton Dear Sir, I have been put into a state ...
  • Library Cash Book
        The Cash Book of the Richmond Hill Library Association contains records of members' financial contributions as well as records of purchases of books, candles, library tickets, and expanses for the wage of Librarian. In September 1854, the Library Association owned 367 volumes. (p. 4) Richmond Hill Library Association was established ...
      The Cash Book of the Richmond Hill Library Association contains records of ...
  • Library Minute Book
        The Minute Book of the Richmond Hill Library Association contains records of general meetings of the members of the Association, Rules and Regulations of the Richmond Hill Library Association (p. 7), subscription lists (p.14-16), notes on payments, notes on the missing and damaged books (p. 21). The latest note was ...
      The Minute Book of the Richmond Hill Library Association contains records of ...
  • Memorandum given to James Newton before his departure for Canada
        Front side: Wallaces Green Berwick upon Tweed 13th May 1833 Memorandum For Mr. James Newton as he is going to North America for him to be so good as write to me in the course of the summer 1835 - and let me know how they are all making out ...
      Front side: Wallaces Green Berwick upon Tweed 13th May 1833 Memorandum For ...
  • Notice announcing incorporation of Richmond Hill
        PUBLIC NOTICE. WHEREAS the Municipal Council of the County of York did, on the 19th day of June, 1872, enact a By-1aw (No. 216), erecting Richmond Hill into an incorporated village under the statute in such case made and provided, by which the under, signed was appointed Returning Officer, to ...
      PUBLIC NOTICE. WHEREAS the Municipal Council of the County of York did, ...
  • Receipt for building a bridge on Plank Road
        In the year 1850, a company was formed called "The Markham and Elgin Mills Plank Road Company", with Mathew Teefy as Secretary-Treasurer, to plank the side road from Elgin Mills across to the 4th concession, then south through Victoria Square to Cashel. Toll gates were established where travelers paid for ...
      In the year 1850, a company was formed called "The Markham and ...
  • Receipt for contract work on Plank Road
        Receipt for contract work on Plank Road issued by Mr. Teefy, Secretary and Treasurer.
      Receipt for contract work on Plank Road issued by Mr. Teefy, Secretary ...
  • Receipt for measuring of Plank road
        Front side: Elgin Mills 21st May 1850 £0 7s 6d Received from Sec. Mr. Dickson [?] seven shilling and six pence [?] for chain bearing two day to Sec. McPhipps P.L.[?] measuring road for the Markham Elgin Mills Plank Road Company Francis Chadwick Back side: Receipt £0 7s 6d Francis ...
      Front side: Elgin Mills 21st May 1850 £0 7s 6d Received from ...
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