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Paris
  
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1870-1879
  
  • Indenture Concerning the Chancery Sales of Hiram Capron's Properties
        This indenture documents the finalization of the sales of the properties which had belonged to Hiram Capron at his death. His will had specified land to be left to his wife, certain daughters and Banfield; however, other children were not accounted for, and many of his lands were not explicitly ...
      This indenture documents the finalization of the sales of the properties which ...
  • Norman Hamilton Account Book, 1850-1874
        This account book, or ledger, documents the business of Norman Hamilton, one of the earliest prominent businessmen in Paris alongside Hiram Capron. Hamilton operated a grist-mill, plaster mill, and a booming whiskey business. His business affairs are documented in this ledger. Its contents span the years from 1850 through 1874. ...
      This account book, or ledger, documents the business of Norman Hamilton, one ...
  • J. Milton Hotel in Paris, ON, 1879
        This photograph depicts the J. Milton Hotel on Market St. by the Paris Junction in 1879. This image and family history that follows were contributed by Janice Labron (née Cavan), the great-great granddaughter of the hotel owners. Generation No. 1 Jane Keith Sinclair 1. Jane (Jean) Keith[3] Sinclair (William[2], Alexander[1]) ...
      This photograph depicts the J. Milton Hotel on Market St. by the ...
  • Death of Hiram Capron, Esq.
        ...187[2?] - 187[5?]...
      ...187[2?] - 187[5?]...
  • Auction Booklet for Sale of Hiram Capron’s Estate
        This is the catalogue covering the sale of Hiram Capron’s estate at auction. It provides descriptions of each numbered lot of land for sale, in addition to the rules of the auction. The auction was held by Henry Hart of Paris and S. J. Jones of Brantford, who are credited ...
      This is the catalogue covering the sale of Hiram Capron’s estate at ...
  • Letter From Hiram Capron Protesting the Lack of a Wagon Road
        In this 1870 letter from Hiram Capron to the mayor and Corporation of Paris, he states that he has given to the tax assessor an account of his lands, but that he will neither pay taxes nor allow any of his tenants to pay taxes on these lands until a ...
      In this 1870 letter from Hiram Capron to the mayor and Corporation ...
  • Assessment of Capron Estate, 1870
        This 1870 assessment of Hiram Capron’s lands lists all of the land he owned at that time, by location, and the dollar value of each lot. This assessment may be a copy of the tax assessment referred to in a letter contained in 1999.0405.01, also included in this collection. A ...
      This 1870 assessment of Hiram Capron’s lands lists all of the land ...
  • Letter From Hiram Capron to his Son-in-Law, J.A. Brown, Concerning Debt
        This stern 1871 letter from Hiram Capron demands from his son-in-law J.A. Brown the $200 he is owed, and proposes several ways that money can be repaid while telling him he “must study economy.” He also provides advice to Mr. Brown on raising his children so they can “make men ...
      This stern 1871 letter from Hiram Capron demands from his son-in-law J.A. ...
  • Probate of Last Will and Testament of Hiram Capron
        This is the registrar’s typewritten copy of Hiram Capron’s will, created after his death for the purposes of probate. It lists the executors of his estate as his son Banfield Capron and Leonard A. Sovereign.
      This is the registrar’s typewritten copy of Hiram Capron’s will, created after ...
  • Lithograph View of the Lower Town, c. 1870s
        This lithograph, based on a painting by "Rev. M. A. F.," depicts the downtown area of Paris as it existed in the 1870s along with the Grand River and its bridges. It was originally published in the October 26, 1872 edition of the Canadian Illustrated News. Some time later, a ...
      This lithograph, based on a painting by "Rev. M. A. F.," depicts ...
  • Colourized Lithograph View of the Lower Town, c. 1870s
        Paris, Ont.—VIEW OF THE LOWER TOWN—From a sketch by the Rev. M.A.F.
      Paris, Ont.—VIEW OF THE LOWER TOWN—From a sketch by the Rev. M.A.F.
  • Deed between Philip W.J. Havill and the Canada Permanent Building & Savings Society, 1873
        This deed documents the sale of a plot of land to David W.J. Havill from the Canada Permanent Building & Savings Society. Charles and Rose Chamberlain had originally contracted a mortgage for $400 on their property in 1869, but defaulted on their payments and the land was put up for ...
      This deed documents the sale of a plot of land to David ...
  • Land Indenture between Hiram Capron and Lyman Gleason, 1870
        This 1870 land indenture between Hiram Capron and Lyman Gleason transfers lot 6 on the north side of Capron Street in exchange for $50. The location of this lot can be found on page 40 of the Brant County Illustrated atlas, linked to on the right.
      This 1870 land indenture between Hiram Capron and Lyman Gleason transfers lot ...
  • Deed of Land between Annie Grundy and Ada Freehauf, 1878
        This land indenture between Annie Grundy & family members and Ada Freehauf trades a lot of land in Paris for $400. The lot is identified as the east halves of lots 1 and 2 on the east side of Franklin Street according to the Peter Gardner survey. The location of ...
      This land indenture between Annie Grundy & family members and Ada Freehauf ...
  • Land Indenture between Andrew H. Baird, and Robert W. Dawson & James Finlayson, Paris, 1875
        This land indenture records the transfer of a plot of land from Andrew H. and Cynthia C. Baird to Robert W. Dawson and James Finlayson, all of Paris, in return for $200. The plot is described as being lot number 4 on the northern side of Jane Street in Paris.
      This land indenture records the transfer of a plot of land from ...
  • 1876 Plan of the Town of Paris
        This 1876 town map shows Paris as it was at the time. The lots are numbered individually. A number of notable town landmarks are indicated, with the key in the lower centre of the map.
      This 1876 town map shows Paris as it was at the time. ...
  • Letter from Hiram Capron to the Rural New Yorker about Rattlesnakes
  • Land Agreement between Executors of Hiram Capron's Estate and John Penman
        ...(Cover) *** Your Title Here *** Dated 187...
      ...(Cover) *** Your Title Here *** Dated 187...
  • Hiram Capron's Collected Memorandums
        This collection of miscellaneous memos by Hiram Capron contains notes on a wide variety of topics. These include the weather (the summer's rain and extraordinary winter colds), farm tasks, finances, and farm advice copied down from the Rural New Yorker.
      This collection of miscellaneous memos by Hiram Capron contains notes on a ...
  • St. Paul's United Church
        Built in 1875, St. Paul's United Church is a United Church congregation in Paris. The church underwent renovations in 1959 (adding an additional wing) and 1994 (making the church handicapped accessible and adding additional space for Sunday school classes/meetings).
      Built in 1875, St. Paul's United Church is a United Church congregation ...
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