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  • Alexander Dunlop
    Alexander Dunlop
    image       Alexander Dunlop's homesteaded was in Pickering on the NE corner of Westney Rd and 4th concession in 1830s. The following is an entry from "Past Years in Pickering: sketches of the history of the community--William Wood" (1911):"Alexander Dunlop came from County Down in Ireland and settled on Lot 10, Con. ...
    image     Alexander Dunlop's homesteaded was in Pickering on the NE corner of Westney Rd and 4th concession in 1830s. The following is an entry from "Past Years in Pickering: sketches of ...
    Ajax Public Library
  • Sophia Moon
    Sophia Moon
    image       Sophia Moon's homesteaded was in Pickering on the NE corner of Westney Rd and 4th concession in 1830s. The following is an entry from "Past Years in Pickering: sketches of the history of the community" --William Wood (1911):"Alexander Dunlop came from County Down in Ireland and settled on Lot 10, ...
    image     Sophia Moon's homesteaded was in Pickering on the NE corner of Westney Rd and 4th concession in 1830s. The following is an entry from "Past Years in Pickering: sketches of ...
    Ajax Public Library
  • Plan of Hamilton Docks, 1842
    Plan of Hamilton Docks, 1842
    image       "City Docks, 1842"Signed "I. S. Brookes"
    image     "City Docks, 1842"Signed "I. S. Brookes"
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Plan of the Town of Paris, 1847
    Plan of the Town of Paris, 1847
    imagetext  1847     PLANOF THE TOWNOFPARISIn the Townships ofDUMFRIES, BRANTFORDDISTRICT of GORE
    imagetext  1847   PLANOF THE TOWNOFPARISIn the Townships ofDUMFRIES, BRANTFORDDISTRICT of GORE
    County of Brant Public Library
  • Land Indenture between Hiram Capron and Robert Fisher, 1845
    Land Indenture between Hiram Capron and Robert Fisher, 1845
    textimage  1845     This land indenture grants Robert Fisher and James Merchant Fisher a small plot of land located near lot 7 in Paris.A later deed, transferring ownership from Robert to his brother James, is also a part of this collection and is linked to on the right.
    textimage  1845   This land indenture grants Robert Fisher and James Merchant Fisher a small plot of land located near lot 7 in Paris.A later deed, transferring ownership from Robert to his brother ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Indenture of Water Privileges between Hiram Capron, Mary De Long Capron and Daniel Church
    Indenture of Water Privileges between Hiram Capron, Mary De Long Capron and Daniel Church
    textimage  2 May 1849     The ink in the original document is badly faded, rendering it difficult to read. For this online edition, the colours have been altered in order to enhance legibility; as a consequence, the colour reproduction is not authentic. An unaltered scan of one page has been included as a sample of ...
    textimage  2 May 1849   The ink in the original document is badly faded, rendering it difficult to read. For this online edition, the colours have been altered in order to enhance legibility; as a ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Indenture of Water Rights on William Street Dam, 1849
    Indenture of Water Rights on William Street Dam, 1849
    textimage  2 May 1849     The original document is written with ink on parchment. Some of the ink has faded significantly, harming legibility; the contrast has been enhanced in this online edition in order to improve legibility. As a result, colour reproduction is not authentic.
    textimage  2 May 1849   The original document is written with ink on parchment. Some of the ink has faded significantly, harming legibility; the contrast has been enhanced in this online edition in order to ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Hiram Capron Day Book Letter H (Account Book, 1833-1841)
    Hiram Capron Day Book Letter H (Account Book, 1833-1841)
    textimage  5 Apr. 1841     ....quot;///to cash Lent John Winters 16/- paid in Jan. 1840.by 17½ days work by...
    textimage  5 Apr. 1841   ....quot;///to cash Lent John Winters 16/- paid in Jan. 1840.by 17½ days work by...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Land Indenture between Robert Rosebrugh and the Department of Indian Affairs, 1847
    Land Indenture between Robert Rosebrugh and the Department of Indian Affairs, 1847
    textimage  1847,     This item was digitized on November 14th, 2009, during a Digitization Days event at the Paris Branch of the County of Brant Public Library.Robert Rosebrugh's name is subject to many eccentric spellings. A notable alternate, used in this document, is Robert Roseburgh.
    textimage  1847,   This item was digitized on November 14th, 2009, during a Digitization Days event at the Paris Branch of the County of Brant Public Library.Robert Rosebrugh's name is subject to many ...
    County of Brant Public Library
  • Burning of the Erie
    Burning of the Erie
    textimagenewspaper  Lloyd, James T., Burning of the Erie, "Burning of the Erie," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 1856, 121-26     Burning of the Erie.This magnificent steamer, Capt. Titus, commander, was destroyed by fire, on Lake Erie, on the 16th day of August, 1841, by which calamity more than one hundred and seventy-five persons lost their lives. The following account is given of the origin of this disaster. Among ...
    textimagenewspaper  Lloyd, James T., Burning of the Erie, "Burning of the Erie," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 1856, 121-26   Burning of the Erie.This magnificent steamer, Capt. Titus, commander, was destroyed by fire, on Lake Erie, on the 16th day of August, 1841, by which calamity more than one hundred ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Burning of the Phoenix
    Burning of the Phoenix
    textimagenewspaper  Lloyd, James T., Burning of the Phoenix, "Burning of the Phoenix," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 21 Nov 1847, 177-83     Burning of the PhoenixThis terrible accident occurred about four o'clock on the morning of the 21st of November, 1847, on Lake Michigan, within seventeen miles of Sheboygan. The fire was first discovered under the deck, near the back end of the boiler ; but it soon spread in every direction ...
    textimagenewspaper  Lloyd, James T., Burning of the Phoenix, "Burning of the Phoenix," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 21 Nov 1847, 177-83   Burning of the PhoenixThis terrible accident occurred about four o'clock on the morning of the 21st of November, 1847, on Lake Michigan, within seventeen miles of Sheboygan. The fire was ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Store Ledger, Customer Account Book 1844-1847
    Store Ledger, Customer Account Book 1844-1847
    textimage  1844-1847     This account book documents the transactions of an early Paris store with its customers, organized by customer name. The exact identity of the store is unknown. While the writing is not his, the store may have belonged to Hiram Capron.The page numbering in this volume appears to be continuing from ...
    textimage  1844-1847   This account book documents the transactions of an early Paris store with its customers, organized by customer name. The exact identity of the store is unknown. While the writing is ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Distant View of Fort Niagara
    Distant View of Fort Niagara
    imagetext  1841     ILLUSTRATIONS FOR HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY JOHN W. BARBER AND HENRY HOME.Believed to have been created in the United States of America.
    imagetext  1841   ILLUSTRATIONS FOR HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY JOHN W. BARBER AND HENRY HOME.Believed to have been created in the United States of America.
    1812 History
    RiverBrink Art Museum
  • Lewiston Landing and Queenston Heights, U.C.
    Lewiston Landing and Queenston Heights, U.C.
    image  1841     ILLUSTRATIONS FOR HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY JOHN W. BARBER AND HENRY HOME,Wood engravings on paper created in the United Stares of America.
    image  1841   ILLUSTRATIONS FOR HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY JOHN W. BARBER AND HENRY HOME,Wood engravings on paper created in the United Stares of America.
    1812 History
    RiverBrink Art Museum
  • View of Schlosser Landing, Niagara
    View of Schlosser Landing, Niagara
    image  1841     ILLUSTRATIONS FOR HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY JOHN W. BARBER AND HENRY HOMEWood engravings on paper created in the United States of America.
    image  1841   ILLUSTRATIONS FOR HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY JOHN W. BARBER AND HENRY HOMEWood engravings on paper created in the United States of America.
    1812 History
    RiverBrink Art Museum
  • Ancienne maison John Chesser, actuelle maison Nic Kerson
    Ancienne maison John Chesser, actuelle maison Nic Kerson
    image       La bâtisse au centre fut la première maison Chesser vers 1812. Aujourd'hui elle est utilisée comme laiterie. La construction de la maison fut achevée en 1868.
    image     La bâtisse au centre fut la première maison Chesser vers 1812. Aujourd'hui elle est utilisée comme laiterie. La construction de la maison fut achevée en 1868.
    Bibliothèque Publique de Clarence-Rockland
  • Diocesan Theological Institute in Cobourg
    Diocesan Theological Institute in Cobourg
    imagecomment  c. 1848     ... 1840s. The Institute was in existence for some eleven years and during that...
    imagecomment  c. 1848   ... 1840s. The Institute was in existence for some eleven years and during that...
    Cobourg Public Library
  • Cobourg, 1840
    Cobourg, 1840
    image  1840     ...Titled "Cobourg, 1840"....
    image  1840   ...Titled "Cobourg, 1840"....
    Cobourg Public Library
  • Paul Kane (1810-1871)
    Paul Kane (1810-1871)
    image  c. 1840     Paul Kane was born in Ireland but came to York (Toronto) as a boy. He studied painting at Upper Canada College and after working in Detroit, Michigan and Mobile, Alabama he went to Europe for two years to study his art. In the early 1830s, he lived in Cobourg and ...
    image  c. 1840   Paul Kane was born in Ireland but came to York (Toronto) as a boy. He studied painting at Upper Canada College and after working in Detroit, Michigan and Mobile, Alabama ...
    Cobourg Public Library
  • Paul Kane (1810-1871)
    Paul Kane (1810-1871)
    image  ca 1845     Paul Kane was born in Ireland but came to York (Toronto) as a boy. He studied painting at Upper Canada College and after working in Detroit, Michigan and Mobile, Alabama he went to Europe for two years to study his art. In the early 1830s, he lived in Cobourg and ...
    image  ca 1845   Paul Kane was born in Ireland but came to York (Toronto) as a boy. He studied painting at Upper Canada College and after working in Detroit, Michigan and Mobile, Alabama ...
    Cobourg Public Library
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