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  • Early Days in Richmond Hill
    Early Days in Richmond Hill
    text       A paper on historical research presented at a meeting of the Richmond Hill Women's Institute October 12, 1950 by Mrs. L. W. Zuefelt.
    text     A paper on historical research presented at a meeting of the Richmond Hill Women's Institute October 12, 1950 by Mrs. L. W. Zuefelt.
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  • Residents of Richmond Hill in 1871
    Residents of Richmond Hill in 1871
    text       A list of residents of Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Markham Townships from the County of York Directory compiled by Mrs. L.W. Zuefelt.
    text     A list of residents of Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Markham Townships from the County of York Directory compiled by Mrs. L.W. Zuefelt.
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  • Excerpts from municipal statements
    Excerpts from municipal statements
    text       Excerpts from municipal statements concerning residents and property in Richmond Hill in 1877.
    text     Excerpts from municipal statements concerning residents and property in Richmond Hill in 1877.
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  • Reeves and Councillors of Richmond Hill
    Reeves and Councillors of Richmond Hill
    text       A list of Reeves and Councillors of the municipality of Richmond Hill from 1873 to 1951.
    text     A list of Reeves and Councillors of the municipality of Richmond Hill from 1873 to 1951.
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  • Original landowners on Yonge Street
    Original landowners on Yonge Street
    text       A list of original landowners on Yonge Street.
    text     A list of original landowners on Yonge Street.
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  • James Newton's contract of employment
    James Newton's contract of employment
    text  8 Jul 1835     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
    text  8 Jul 1835   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 ...
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  • Elgin Mills General Store bill
    Elgin Mills General Store bill
    text  1845     List of items is very diversified: one bottle of castor oil, one dozen herrings, one quart whiskey, two and three quarter yards of moleskin, two chalk lines, one crock, one pound candles, one Testament, fourteen pounds of oatmeal and one straw hat. Prices are given in York currency (in use ...
    text  1845   List of items is very diversified: one bottle of castor oil, one dozen herrings, one quart whiskey, two and three quarter yards of moleskin, two chalk lines, one crock, one ...
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  • Memorandum given to James Newton before his departure for Canada
    Memorandum given to James Newton before his departure for Canada
    text  13 May 1833     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 ...
    text  13 May 1833   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 ...
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  • Receipt for work done on Plank Road
    Receipt for work done on Plank Road
    text  19 Oct 1850     £ 14 19s 0d Binghause Hotel 19th October 1850 Received from M. Teefy Sec. & Treasurer of Markham Elgin Mills Plank Roas Company Fourteen Pounds 19s 0d on as[?] of Plank. A. Fenwick
    text  19 Oct 1850   £ 14 19s 0d Binghause Hotel 19th October 1850 Received from M. Teefy Sec. & Treasurer of Markham Elgin Mills Plank Roas Company Fourteen Pounds 19s 0d on as[?] of ...
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  • Receipt for building a bridge on Plank Road
    Receipt for building a bridge on Plank Road
    text  1 Aug 1850     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 ...
    text  1 Aug 1850   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 ...
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  • Receipt for contract work on Plank Road
    Receipt for contract work on Plank Road
    text  18 Oct 1850     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 ...
    text  18 Oct 1850   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 ...
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  • Richmond Hill Annual Agricultural Fair
    Richmond Hill Annual Agricultural Fair
    text  1956     The description of the annual agricultural fair in Richmond Hill.
    text  1956   The description of the annual agricultural fair in Richmond Hill.
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  • Topography and History of Community
    Topography and History of Community
    text       TOPOGRAPHY AND HISTORY OF COMMUNITY Richmond Hill lies in the watershed of the Don River which rises in the hills in the northern part of Vaughan Township in York County. The east branch of the Don has its origin in many springs around Richmond Hill and towards Maple. The surface ...
    text     TOPOGRAPHY AND HISTORY OF COMMUNITY Richmond Hill lies in the watershed of the Don River which rises in the hills in the northern part of Vaughan Township in York County. ...
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  • Letter from Toronto Transportation Commission
    Letter from Toronto Transportation Commission
    text       A letter of the Toronto Transportation Commission to Mrs. L.W. Zuefelt concerning her request of information related to the history of Richmond Hill.
    text     A letter of the Toronto Transportation Commission to Mrs. L.W. Zuefelt concerning her request of information related to the history of Richmond Hill.
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  • Receipt for measuring of Plank road
    Receipt for measuring of Plank road
    text  21 May 1850     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 ...
    text  21 May 1850   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 ...
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  • Indenture for a parcel of land
    Indenture for a parcel of land
    text  6 May 1837     A part of the document was ripped off and didn't survive.
    text  6 May 1837   A part of the document was ripped off and didn't survive.
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  • Letter written by Colonel Robert Moodie
    Letter written by Colonel Robert Moodie
    text  1833-1837     In May 1833 James Newton was departing for Canada from Berwick-Upon-Tweed; Colonel Moodie was killed during Rebellion of 1837. Therefore, the letter was written between May 1833 and December 1837.
    text  1833-1837   In May 1833 James Newton was departing for Canada from Berwick-Upon-Tweed; Colonel Moodie was killed during Rebellion of 1837. Therefore, the letter was written between May 1833 and December 1837.
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  • Richmond Hill Tweedsmuir History Scrapbook
    Richmond Hill Tweedsmuir History Scrapbook
    text  "Richmond Hill Tweedsmuir History Scrapbook," Tweedsmuir Histories (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1957     Lady Tweedsmuir supported interest to local history in the following statement: "I am so glad to hear that the Women's Institutes of Ontario are going to compile village history books. Events move very fast nowadays; houses are pulled down, new roads are made, and the aspect of the countryside changes ...
    text  "Richmond Hill Tweedsmuir History Scrapbook," Tweedsmuir Histories (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1957   Lady Tweedsmuir supported interest to local history in the following statement: "I am so glad to hear that the Women's Institutes of Ontario are going to compile village history books. ...
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