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Paris
  
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1850-1859
  
  • Land Indenture Between Hugh Finlayson, George McVicar, James Montgomery and the Municipality of the Village of Paris
        In this 1853 indenture, Hugh Finlayson, George McVicar, James Montgomery and their wives Joanna Finlayson, Martha McVicar and Catharine Montgomery sold a strip of land located in the north half of Lot 6 by Burwell Street to the Municipality of the Village of Paris in exchange for £20. This area ...
      In this 1853 indenture, Hugh Finlayson, George McVicar, James Montgomery and their ...
  • John Tufford Land Indenture, 1857
        This contract documents the sale of a parcel of land in the fourth concession of the Township of Brantford to John Tufford. He purchased it from unspecified natives via the Commissioner of Crown Lands for 440 pounds and 8 shillings.
      This contract documents the sale of a parcel of land in the ...
  • Land Indenture between William Patton and David Bucham, 1858
        This contract documents William Patton's sale of a parcel of land in Paris to David Buchan in 1858.
      This contract documents William Patton's sale of a parcel of land in ...
  • Draft Telegraph Announcing Mary De Long Capron’s Death
        This draft telegram from Hiram Capron to a friend announces the death of his wife the month before, and the circumstances of her death. This telegram is referenced on page 35 of At the Forks of the Grand, Volume I.
      This draft telegram from Hiram Capron to a friend announces the death ...
  • Abstract of Title to Gore North of Dundas Street
        ... For [me?es] and bounds see No. 150. Liber A. No. 185. Liber Indenture...
      ... For [me?es] and bounds see No. 150. Liber A. No. 185. ...
  • Abstract of Title to Lot 30 West of the Grand River, with Map
        This abstract of title provides the transactional history of the portions of Lot 30 in Dumfries, which had at various times belonged to Thomas Clark, William Dickson, John Holme, Samuel Street and Hiram Capron. It was prepared in 1855 at the time of the incorporation of Paris in order to ...
      This abstract of title provides the transactional history of the portions of ...
  • The Paris Star, February 11, 1852
    The Paris Star (Paris, Ontario: The Paris Star), 11 Feb 1852     This issue of The Paris Star is from Wednesday, February 11, 1852; it is one of the oldest surviving complete issues of this newspaper. Many of its issues prior to 1900 were destroyed in a flood at the Star's headquarters. This online edition was scanned from a reprinted edition created ...
    The Paris Star (Paris, Ontario: The Paris Star), 11 Feb 1852   This issue of The Paris Star is from Wednesday, February 11, 1852; ...
  • Minutes of Public Meeting
        Minutes of Public Meeting held on 26 November 1855 of the Buffalo, Brantford and Goderich Railway.
      Minutes of Public Meeting held on 26 November 1855 of the Buffalo, ...
  • Minutes of the Meeting to Elect a School Trustee for the North Ward
        These are minutes from the meeting to elect a School Trustee for the North Ward in place of the deceased Dr. Spear. The original document was provided by the Paris Museum and Historical Society.
      These are minutes from the meeting to elect a School Trustee for ...
  • Hiram Capron Account Book, 1841-1847
        ... 185, Norman Hamilton 186, Ezra Leonard 187, Hamilton & Wilson 187, Walter...
      ... 185, Norman Hamilton 186, Ezra Leonard 187, Hamilton & Wilson 187, ...
  • Land Indenture between Peter Grant, William Hendric, and William Allan, 1858
        In this indenture, William Allan sells a 4 acre plot of land in Paris to Peter Grant and William Hendric. This plot is described as being in lot no. 12 in the 1st concession of the Township of Brantford.
      In this indenture, William Allan sells a 4 acre plot of land ...
  • Land Deed between David Somerville Ranaldson Dickson and William Geddie, 1855
        This 1855 land deed is between a number of the Dickson family members and William Geddie. The text of the original indenture is very significantly faded, which renders it difficult to read. Enhanced versions have also been made available.
      This 1855 land deed is between a number of the Dickson family ...
  • Quit Claim Deed Between James Fisher and Robert Fisher
        This 1853 deed transfers ownership of Lot 7, East side of Dumfries and Lot 7, West side of Burwell, and the site of the old Town Hall from James Fisher and his wife Frances to his brother Robert. James and Robert had bought this land in 1845 from Hiram Capron; ...
      This 1853 deed transfers ownership of Lot 7, East side of Dumfries ...
  • Paris in 1857. Prepared for the Information of Visitors. To the Provincial Agricultural Exhibition, Held at Brantford, in the County of Brant, C. W.
        This booklet was written in 1857 in order to impress visitors of the nearby Brantford Provincial Agricultural Exhibition with the positive qualities of Paris. It acts as a tourist guide to Paris and its sights as it existed then, as well as an advertisement of Paris's suitability to business, and ...
      This booklet was written in 1857 in order to impress visitors of ...
  • Land Indenture between Robert Rosebrugh and Neil Cook Love, 1855
        This indenture documents the sale of a plot of land from Robert Rosebrugh to a Toronto druggist, Neil Cook Love. Rosebrugh owned most of the land in Paris's Upper Town, though few documents pertaining to him remain today.
      This indenture documents the sale of a plot of land from Robert ...
  • Statement of No Ownership for Lot 7 East of Burwell and Lot 7 East Side Dumfries, 1853
        This document, written by County of Brant registrar T.S. Shenston, certifies that no conveyance of any type has been filed on the two lots he outlines in the title, Lot 7 East of Burwell and Lot 7 East Side Dumfries.
      This document, written by County of Brant registrar T.S. Shenston, certifies that ...
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