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Timeline of Hiram Capron’s Life, 1864


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Capron, Hiram, Author
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Description:
Description: This short memorandum contains a brief timeline of Hiram Capron’s life to the time it was written. Capron was then 64 years old. He notes several setbacks in his affairs, and that his current financial situation is poor.

It is written on the back of an insurance slip belonging to the Hartford Insurance Co., which is marked with a quick sum.

This note is referenced on page 34 of At the Forks of the Grand, Volume I.
Date of Original:
12 Feb. 1864
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
1999.0397.01
Collection:
Hiram Capron Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
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Timeline of Hiram Capron’s Life, 1864, Hiram Capron Collection, 1999.0397.01, Paris Museum and Historical Society
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Full Text

Memorandum 12 Feb 1864

1796-12 Feb. Born Leicester B.T.
1817 " " 21 years old
" Nov. left for Malone N.Y.
and Lower Canada
1818 Feb. Came to Ontario Co. NY
1822 Feb. Came to Long Point U.C.
1829 May Came to Paris Farming
1857 was Rich - worth $200,000.
1864 have lost $30,000 cash
" 12 Feb. I am literally poor
Property has depreciated generally 50 per cent and in Paris 75 per cent or rather it will not sell at all - Taxes have eat up all Paris Property
1864-Feb 12 I am 68 years old,
Hiram Capron

(Reverse)

H. Capron

(Stamp: Paris Star FE : 16 64)

1000
180
69
52
24
1325.00

(signed over the card: Hiram Capron, Paris)

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Timeline of Hiram Capron’s Life, 1864


Description: This short memorandum contains a brief timeline of Hiram Capron’s life to the time it was written. Capron was then 64 years old. He notes several setbacks in his affairs, and that his current financial situation is poor.

It is written on the back of an insurance slip belonging to the Hartford Insurance Co., which is marked with a quick sum.

This note is referenced on page 34 of At the Forks of the Grand, Volume I.