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Land Deed from Johnson and Susannah Butler to Abraham Hunsberry- 1808 
Text  1808  Deed of land between Johnson and Susannah Butler and Abraham Hunsberry for 42 acres in the Township of Clinton.
Land Deed Between Paul Marlatt and Jacob Book- 1807 
Text  1807  Land Deed Between Paul Marlatt and Jacob Book from Grimsby for 50 acres of land, Lot 22 in the 6th Concession, in the Township of Clinton.
Land Indenture between Smith Griffin and Ebenezer Collver- 1812 
Text  9 September 1812  Land Indenture between Smith Griffin and Ebenezer Collver for 151 acres.
Bible (German)- 1742 
Text  1742  A bible written in German from the year 1742. This bible might also have been used during the War of 1812.
Account Book of Joshua Beebe- 1816 
Text    The account book of Joshua Beebe, beginning in 1816.
Land Indenture Between William Hare and John Honsberger- 1811 
Text  25 February 1811  Land indenture between William Hare and John Honsberger for 100 acres in the Township of Louth, Lot 17 in the 5th Concession.
Fraktur Bookplate by Christian Honsberger- 1793 
Image  1793  A Fraktur bookplate done by Christian Honsberger in the year 1793.
Land Deed for Abraham High- 1807 
Text  05 December 1807  Land Deed for Abraham High for 200 acres in the Township of Scott, signed by Francis Gore, the Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada.
Land Indenture for Abraham High- 1814 
Text  1814  Land Indenture for Abraham High
Fraktur Writing Exercise- 1811 
Text  1811  Fraktur Writing Exercise by the Wills Family.
Fraktur Songbook by Johannes Kratz- 1798 
Text  1798  Fraktur Songbook by Johannes Kratz
Fraktur Songbook by Jacob Moyer- 1819 
Text  1819  Fraktur Songbook by Jacob Moyer
Fraktur School Work Book- 1798 
Text  1798  Abraham Hoch's Fraktur school work book, consisting mostly of mathematics.
Fraktur Bookplate- 1801 
Image  1801  Fraktur Bookplate
Fraktur Book Belonging to Maria Grosin- 1791 
Text  1790  Fraktur Book Belonging to Maria Grosin
Fraktur Songbook- 1804 
Text  1804  This piece is said to be the first known Fraktur actually made in Canada. Earlier Frakturs were all brought into the country with the settlers from Pennsylvania, carefully packed away with the Bible and other precious family heirlooms.
Fraktur Songbook- 1788 
Text  12 November 1788  Fraktur songbook belonging to Maria Grosin.
Fraktur Songbook- 1811 
Text  1811  Fraktur songbook belonging to Jacob Moyer.
Fraktur Writing Exercise- 1790 
Text  1790  A Fraktur writing exercise belonging to Samuel Moyer.
Fraktur Pastoral Admonition- 1788 
Text  1788  Fraktur pastoral or parental admonition, to newly baptized adults, belonging to Isaac Gross.
Fraktur Artwork- 1780 
Image  1780  Fraktur artwork created by Jacob Moyer. It is believed to be the oldest of its kind in Canada.
Fraktur Poem- 1789 
Text  4th October 1789  A Fraktur poem created by Magdalena Bechtel.
Martyr's Mirror Book- 1814 
Text  1814  This book was owned by the Ball Family. The Martyr's Mirror chronicles the lives of Christian martyrs, beginning with Christ's apostles. This book would be as common, and as important, in a Mennonite home as the bible.
Land Deed Between Christian Price and William Renner- 1805 
Text  1805  Land deed between Christian Price and William Renner for 100 acres on Lot 15 in the 2nd Concession of the Township of Louth.
German Bible- c. 1736 
Text  1736  German Bible
Bible Belonging to Abraham Moyer- 1801 
Text  1829  Bible belonging to Abraham Moyer.
Religious Book- 1805 
Text  1814  Religious book belonging to the Moyer Family
Religious Book- 1805 
Text  1805  Religious Book
Moyer Family Bible- 1776 
Text  1776  Moyer Family Bible. Includes genealogical information.
Wax Seal- c. 1784 
Object  c. 1784  Possibly from Adin Beebe. 1761 - 1843, son of Mary Secord/Joshua Beebe. Adin enlisted in Butler's Rangers and is noted on the June 15 1777 pay list. The seal is likely from a Crown Grant from John Butler.
Scouring box- 1811 
Object  1811  Scouring box believed to have been owned by the Coffman family.
Surveyor's Chain- c.1780 
Object  c. 1780  Used to indicate land distances and for surveying land for legal and/or commercial purposes.
Bullet Mold 
Object  c. 1812  Is believed to have been handmade during the War of 1812.
Wall Sconces (3)- 1810 
Object  c.1810  Candles would have been an important source of light at this time and wall sconces would have been used extensively. Candles and light were essential during life in early Upper Canada. During the winter months, candles provided warmth and light to be able to read, sew or accomplish the duties of...
Chamber Stick- c. 1810 
Object  c. 1810  Candles would have been an important source of light at this time and chamber sticks would have been used extensively. Candles and light were essential during life in early Upper Canada. During the winter months, candles provided warmth and light to be able to read, sew or accomplish the duties...
Wall Sconce- c.1800 
Object  c.1800  Candles would have been an important source of light at this time and candle sconces would have been used extensively. Candles and light were essential during life in early Upper Canada. During the winter months, candles provided warmth and light to be able to read, sew or accomplish the duties...
Teapot- c.1800 
Object  c.1800  Teapot originally painted tole-style.
Pennsylvania German Tolework Deed Box- c. 1820 
Object  c. 1820  Pennsylvania German tolework deed box.
Pennsylvania German Tolework Box- c. 1820 
Object  c. 1820  Pennsylvania German tolework box.
Betty Lamps- c. 1800 
Object  c.1800  Betty lamps would have been an important source of light at this time and would have been used extensively. Light was essential during life in early Upper Canada. During the winter months, Betty lamps provided warmth and light to be able to read, sew or accomplish the duties of the day.

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