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Letter from W.G. Keele to Hiram Capron Confirming Land Sales


Description
Creators:
Keele, W.G., Correspondent
Capron, Hiram
, Recipient
Media Type:
Text
Image
Item Type:
Correspondence
Description:
This letter is a follow-up to an earlier 1835 correspondence between Keele and Capron concerning land grants. Keele reports on the progress he has made in confirming these grants, and the work remaining to be done.
Date of Original:
14 Feb. 1836
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
1999.0378.01
Collection:
Hiram Capron Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
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Recommended Citation:
Letter from W.G. Keele to Hiram Capron Confirming Land Sales, 1836, Hiram Capron Collection, 1999.0378.01, Paris Museum and Historical Society
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Full Text

Toronto 12 February 1836

Dear Sir I have got through your Business so far as attaining the Attorney General's fiat for the deed including both parcels of Land, and in the order to expedite the Business this the Surveyor's office + have my self done their work for them by Copying the Descriptions. Both Mr Smith and my self are continually applying for [those?] Descriptions from the Surveyors office but cannot as yet move them (underlined: 2 words) they have to much Business which they say must be attended to + that any can only be taken up in turn.

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to apply daily + hope to get the descriptions not at this turn, as I know that you all anxious for the deed. I have written this satisfy you that every thing is going on in the proper train and that the delay day but [?ot] [wi?h] me Mr Holmes was here a short time ago + I got him to design a paper authorising the deed to you in your name, but [Mr She??m] afterwards very fortunately [f???d] the [h?is?ing] paper to that all [??as] made [?ha?t]. Mr Smith [illegible] [illegible] with him Mr [Gadd?], + [Mr Richerts?] patents, which I have gone through [???a?] Dear Sir Your [illegible] [Hea?ing] W. G. Keele

(Reverse)

W. G. Keele

Letters 14th Feb
1836

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Letter from W.G. Keele to Hiram Capron Confirming Land Sales


This letter is a follow-up to an earlier 1835 correspondence between Keele and Capron concerning land grants. Keele reports on the progress he has made in confirming these grants, and the work remaining to be done.