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  • 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 ...
  • First School in Richmond Hill
        A drawing of the first school in Richmond Hill established in an abandoned building in 1810.
      A drawing of the first school in Richmond Hill established in an ...
  • Note describing conch shell
        A note describing a conch shell.
      A note describing a conch shell.
  • 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 ...
  • James Newton's contract of employment
        July 8 1835 I do here by to do all the carpenter and joiner work of every description of Mr. Smith's House glazing included in a substantial and workman like manner for the sum of one hundred and fifteen pounds currency according to the plan and specification James Newton
      July 8 1835 I do here by to do all the carpenter ...
  • 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 ...
  • Shooting of Robert Moodie
        Pen & ink drawing after an engraving...
      Pen & ink drawing after an engraving...
  • Genealogical note concerning Purdy family
        Hanna Purdy was Born May 26th 1788 -------- Mary Purdy was Born May 9th 1791 -------- Elisabeth Purdy was Born March 28th 1793 -------- Charlotte Purdy was Born March 28th 1795 -------- William Purdy Jun was Born September 22 1797 ...
      Hanna Purdy was Born May 26th 1788 -------- Mary Purdy was Born ...
  • Amos Wright Collection
        Amos Wright (1809-1881) was elected as the first reeve of Markham Township in 1850. He was member of Parliament for East York from 1851-67, and chairman of the October 1857 meeting that supported the incorporation of Richmond Hill as a village. His collection includes more than 50 original documents: photographs, ...
      Amos Wright (1809-1881) was elected as the first reeve of Markham Township ...
  • Indenture of Agreement for Sale of Land
        An indenture of agreement for sale of land.
      An indenture of agreement for sale of land.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Heritage buildings along Arnold Crescent
        This volume contains information about fifteen historical buildings located along Arnold Crescent in Richmond Hill, Ont. The description of buildings specifies their location, type of construction, architectural characteristics, significant features, and historical background.
      This volume contains information about fifteen historical buildings located along Arnold Crescent ...
  • Robert Marsh's gravestone
        Sacred in the memory of Robert Marsh a native of Lorrige, Gloucestershire England who died 20th Dec. 1852, aged 81 years. also Sarah wife of Robert Marsh who departed this life April 27th 1837, aged 77 years.
      Sacred in the memory of Robert Marsh a native of Lorrige, Gloucestershire ...
  • Public account audit of Municipality of Vaughan
        A list from public accounts of the Municipality of Vaughan.
      A list from public accounts of the Municipality of Vaughan.
  • Typical village house
        A photograph of a typical village house built in the 1850s.
      A photograph of a typical village house built in the 1850s.
  • Cabinet photograph of a woman
        Reverse side: Palmam Qui Meruit Ferat E. J. Palmer Pho. Toronwo C. W.
      Reverse side: Palmam Qui Meruit Ferat E. J. Palmer Pho. Toronwo C. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
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