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By-laws of the Western District Literary and Philosophical and Agricultural
Association, Amherstburg, donated by the Rev. Thomas Natress, B.A.
Upper and Lower Canada.
nings, C.E., Toronto.
Minutes (MS.) of the first meeting of the Board of Education for Upper Canada,
signed, “Egerton Ryerson." Statement re the causes that led to General Armstrong's resignation of the office
of Secretary of War in 1814, by Thomas L. McKenney. Letter, D. McDermid, Cornwall, to the Honorable Mr. Justice McLean, re claim
for arrears of pension. Copy of the Commission of the Comte de la Galissoniere from Louis XV., coun
tersigned by Barrin. Certified extracts from the Registers du Conseil Super
ieurs de Quebec, 27 Feb., 1747. Notice of meeting of St. John's Chapter in re organizing St. Andrew's Chapter,
R.A.M., signed John McA. Cameron, Secretary. Addressed to Hugh Miller,
8 Aug. 1849.
1851, 15 Oct. 1852.
Return of the number and names of militiamen located previous to 1 January,
1843, but whose locations were forfeited for non-performance of settlement
duties. Return of the number and names of the sons and daughters of U. E. Loyalists
whose claims have been recognized by Orders in Council since 1 January,
1843. Return of the number and names of U. E. Loyalists located prior to 1 January,
1843, but whose locations have been forfeited for non-performance of settle
Hincks, by Murdoch MacDonald, Perth, Ont., 36 pp. ms.
can McIntyre, Egremont, Ont.
Crown Lands against the Auditor of Public Accounts.
Elective, Hon. Mr. Cauchon.
the rights of St. Andrew's Church to damages from the Railway Co. for
preventing access to a lot on the Humber.
McMurrich, Toronto, re settlements in County of Bruce.
for the quarter next commencing on the 1st July, 1867.
1855. 1855-1867. 1856, 19 June. 1856.
Petition of 264 SETTLERS in the Township of Bruce, County of Bruce, re the “Land
Improvement Fund of Bruce."
Huron and Ontario Ship Canal, with maps and Plans.
Capitulation of Detroit : Capitulation Papers by General Hull, from the late Mr. Christopher Robinson, K.C., Toronto. 1. letter from General Hull to General Brock re cessation of hostilities, dated 16th August,
1812. Two sheets. Address of General Brock on the back of second sheet. 2. Letter from General Hull to General Brock re flag of truce, dated 16th August, 1812. Two
sheets. Address of General Brock on the back. 3. Articles of Capitulation, dated Camp at Detroit, 16th August 1812. Four sheets. docketted
on back. 4. Articles of Capitulation (as in No. 3). Two sheets and no docket on back. 5. Supplemental and additional articles to the Articles of Capitulation for the surrender of
Detroit, dated 16th August, 1812. Two sheets, docketted. 6. An Article in addition to the Supplemental Article of the Capitulation, dated 16th August,
1812. One sheet. 7. Additions proposed by General Hull, no date nor signature, but in General Hull's hand
writing. One sheet. 8. Proclamation by Isaac Brock, Esquire, Major-General Commanding His Majesty's Forces
in the Province of Upper Canada, &c., &c. To the inhabitants of Detroit, 16th August,
1812. Three sheets. 9. The same on two sheets. 10. Plan of Fort Detroit. Positions marked.
11. Plan of Fort Detroit. Positions marked. Commission : Under the Alien Act, 1819, Copy of. Correspondence : Copies and Extracts of, since 1835, Respecting Indians in B. N. A. Provinces.
D Deed, Copy of : Joseph Eby to J. Miller. Lands in the County of York, Ont. Deed, Copy of: T. Markland to R. Macaulay. Lands in Hallowell and Ameliasburgh. Deed, Copy of : D. Overton to I. Smith, of Brookhaven, to Lands in Lyn Tp., N.Y. State. Diary : John Potts, Richmond Fort, 1754. Addressed to Messrs. White and Isbester, Com
manders-in-Chief of Moose and Albany Forts. Dictionary : Selection of Words of the Inhabitants of New France (Indian ) and their Meaning in French and English.
H High Roads and Communications; Population and Agriculture and the Settlement of the
King's Land ; the External and Internal Commerce ; and the Regulations of the Police. Hodgin's Collection, The. From J. George Hodgins, LL.D., I.S.O., Toronto, consisting of
the following entries among many others :
Private Letters of Public Men. No. of Letters. 54 The Draper-Ryerson Letters, 1842-1847. 15 The Bidwell Case and Letters, 1862-1873. 17 The New Brunswick University Case, 1854-1860. 39 The Sir John Macdonald Correspondence, 1854-1872. 24 The Sir Francis Hincks' Correspondence, 1842-1884. 2 Letters of Sir Allan Macnab, 1855. 3 Letters of Sir Alexander Campbell, 1887. 4 The Hon. W. H. Merritt Correspondence, 1848-1849. 1 Bishop Strachan's Letter to Dr. Ryerson, 1857. 3 Bishop Hellmuth's Letters to Dr. Ryerson, 1875. 4 Hon. J. C. Morrison's Correspondence, 1846, 1849, 1860. 5 Correspondence with Hon. E. B. Wood, 1869-1873. 6 Sir J. Wm. Dawson, Magill College, 1854-1858. 3 Rev. Dr. McCaul, Toronto University, 1860. 3 Sir Daniel Wilson, Toronto University, 1856, 1876-7. 2 Rev. Professor Hincks, Toronto University, 1851-55. 14 Single letters from or to Rev. Dr. Fuller, Rev. Dr. Leitch, Sir E. P. Taché, Hon W.
Cayley, Hon. R. Baldwin, Hon. J. Carling, Hon. D. A. Macdonald, Hon. J. S. Macdonald, Hon. Dr. Widner, Hon. D. Mills, J. W. B. McGann, D. B. Stevenson, Hon. B.
Flint, Hon. P. M. Van Koughnet, Captain Fitzgibbon. Various dates. 7 Hon. P. J. O. Chauveau, Chief Supt. Education, L.C., 1855-60. 10 Hon. A. S. Hardy, 1875, 1877, 1883. 25 Hon. Adam Crooks. Correspondence, various. 246 Letters, Miscellaneous.
Rare Documents and Pamphlets. No. Date. 1 1666 The LaSalle Homestead and old Landmarks of French Canada. 2 1669-1697 Atlantis Insula, Six Antique Maps, well engraved. 3 1729 An Account of Ordnance Stores in Placentia, Nefd. 4 1729 Agreement to Transport Stores to Boston, Mass. 5 1730 State of Placentia Fort and Garrison, Newfoundland. 6 1730 Inventory of Stores in Placentia Fort. 7 1744 Letter from Boston to Ordnance Office, London. 8 1744 Certificate of B. Pollard, with Seal, in favour of two merchants. 9 1744
four persons. 10 1744
W. Palfrey. 11 1757 Extract of Letter from Secy. Wm. Pitt to Gen. Abercrombie. 12 1758
Gen. Abercrombie to Secretary Wm. Pitt. 13 1758
Gen. Forbes to Secretary Wm. Pitt. 14 1758 15 1759 Letter from T. Hartwell, Ordnance Office, London. 16 1758 Commission from Governor of Leeward Island to take Evidence. 17 1759 Sermon by Rev. C. Bulkley, London, on Taking of Quebec. 18 1759
R. Winter, London. on Taking of Quebec. 19 1759 Lately Discovered Likeness of Gen. Wolfe (wood cut). 20 1761 Pamphlets on Occupation of Canada and Guadeloupe. 21 1763 Memorial of Lord Egmont for Grant of Island of St. John, St. Lawrence.
1766 Original Letter to Sir H. Palliser, and his Reply. 26 1768
of Sir Hugh Palliser to Mr. Sharp. 27 1775
of Charles O'Hara to J. Boddington. 28 1775 Memorial of Capt. Gamble to Lord Barrington. 29 1775 Original Letter of Capt. Gamble to Mr. Chamier. 30 1775 Doctor Samuel Johnson's “Taxation No Tyranny” in answer to Resolution
and Address of Annual Congress. (Vouched for by Lord Macaulay). 31 1775-6 Journal of Congress in 1775-76. (Reprinted in London, 1777). 32 1775 Senter's Journal of Secret Expedition against Quebec. 33 1776 Original Letter of Gen. Prescott (afterwards Gov. of Lower Canada) to Lord
Amherst. 1812 The Fight in Beechwoods or Beaver Dams, 1812. (Mrs. Secord, etc.). Substi
tuted. 35 1779 Original Letter of G. Curtis, Master of Ship Nottingham. 36 1779 37 1779
N. Laban, Supt. of Ship Nottingham, 9th Sept., 1779. 371 1779
12th Nov., 1779. 38 1782 Original List by Sir G. Carlton of Officers in America. 39 1784 Original Letter of Capt. G. B. Byron to Ordnance, London (initialled by Sir
Guy Carlton). 40 1784 Original Letter of Capt. G. A. Byron to Ordnance, London. 41 1785 Lord Keppel's Paper Relative to Lord Albemarle's Affairs. 42 1787 Lord Dorchester's (Sir G. Carlton) Warrant for £508 6s. 8d. 43 1787 Lord Dorchester (Sir G. Carlton) Warrant for £514 8s. 8d. 44 1787
£628 168. 2d. 1787
£596 158. 8d. 46 1789 Rules and Regulations for the Land Office Department, in English and French.
17th February, 1789. 47 1789 Form of Certificate for Single Lot of Land. 1789
“ Town Lot of Land. 49 1789
Family Lands and Bounty. 50 1789 Proceedings of Executive Council, Quebec, in November 9th, 1789. 51 1789 Form of Application for Lot of Land, by U. E. Loyalists. 52 1790 Proceedings of Executive Council, Quebec, in January, signed by the Clerk. 53 1790
addition to Rules. 54 1790 Memorial of Capt. McGinnis to Sir George Yonge. 55 1790
Capt. George Burns to Sir George Yonge. 56 1791
Lieut. F. P. Robinson to Sir George Yonge, afterward Gov. of U. C. 57 1790
Capt. R. McRea to the King. 58 1790
Lieut.-Col. Peter Craig to the King. 59 1792 Proclamation of Lt.-Gov. Simcoe on Settlement of Lands. 591 1792
about Judges and Civil Officers to retain office. 60 1792
to settlers on Lands. 61 1792
on the passing of temporary lands for U. E. Loyalists. 62 1792 House of Lords Proxy, signed by Lord Fortescue. 63 1793 Pamphlet by Jeremy Benthan on Emancipate the Colonies.” 64 1793 Laws of Lower Canada in English and French. 65 Not Dated Extract from Report of Committee in English and French on a Bill for Roado
and Bridges. 66 1794 Proceedings of Executive Council of l'. C., 6th November (1), 67 1794
Proclamation of Gov. Simcoe to the U. E. Loyalists, 6th April. 72 1796 Proclamation of Gov. Simcoe on failure of persons in regard to Land Grants,
25th May. 73 1796 Proclamation of Gov. Simcoe on charge for surveying the land granted, 1st
July. 74 1796 Proclamation of Gov. Simcoe on the Election of Members of the Legislature,
16th August. 75 1796 Notice of the Surveyor General to persons claiming lands. 76 1798 Proclamation of President Russell placing impost on Land Grants. 77 1798
relieving U. E. Loyalists of charge. 78 1801
Lt.-Gov. P. Hunter appointing Hemp Seed Commission. 79 1801 Copy of Indenture of David Brook as an Apprentice (herewith). 80 1801 Meteorological Observations at Toronto in the year 1801. 81 1802-4 “The British Spy,” Letters from Virginia by an Englishman. 82 1810 House of Lords Proxy by the Duke of Bedford. 1811
Lord Conyngham. 84 1812 Facsimile of Proclamation by General Smith at Buffalo. 85 1813 Battle of Chateauguay, Account by W. D. Lighthall, M.A. 86 1815 House of Lords Proxy by Lord Hillsborough. 87 1819
Lord Charlemont. 88 1819 Certificate of Identity of W. Forrest by British Consul Buchanan, N.Y. 89 1820 Proceeding of the General Assembly of Nova Scotia on Contention with U. S.
by England. 90 1821 Sketch of a Plan for the Settling in U. C. of English Labourers. 91 1822 Sketch with addition of a Plan for Settling English Labourers in U. C. 92 1826 Report and Estimates of Improving the Navigation of the St. Lawrence. 93 1827 Petition of Rev. R. Addison and others against the Assessment Law. 94 1827 Remarks upon Emigration to the B. N. American Provinces. 95 1827 Localities of Canadian Minerals by Dr. John Bigsby. 96 1831 Mohawk Version of St. Matthew's Gospel by Rev. P. Jones. 97 1832 First Report to House of Assembly of U. C. on Education. 98 1835 Letters from Four Settlers in Upper Canada. 99 1835 Thermometrical Observations, taken at Ancaster, U. C. 100 1836 Report of a Committee of House of Assembly on Grants to Religious Bodies. 101 1836 Proclamation by Gov. Lord Gosford regarding Quarantine. 102 1839 Aborigines Protection Society's Report on the Indians of U. C. 103 1839 Act to Alter and Amend the Provincial Militia Act. 104 1839 1st Despatch of Lt.-Gov. Sir Geo. Arthur on King's College Act and Funds. 105 1839 2nd 106 1839 Manual on Cavalry Movements for Volunteers. 107 1839 Abstract of Field Exercise and Evolutions of the Army. 108 1839 Returns of U. C. Public Revenue from 1833-1838. 109 1840 The Right of the U. S. to the N. E. Boundary, by Albert Gallatin. 110 1840 Aborigines Protection Society's Outline of a System of Legislation for Protection
of Indians. 111 1841 Sol. General Day's First School Bill for United Canada. 112 1843 Hon. R. Baldwin's First University of Toronto Bill, not passed. 113 1842 By-Law on School Fund of the Ottawa District (substituted) 114 1844 Pamphlet on the Difficulties about Indian Lands on the Grand River. 115 1844
Origin and History of the N. American Indians, by J. Mackintosh. 116 1814 Tariff of Customs, Provincial and Imperial, by J. W. Dunscomb. 117 1845 Petition to the Legislature by the Visitors of King's College.