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  • Letter, John "Jack" Chapple Tate to Margaret Tate, 9 November 1941
        2017EG001.031a Letter 2017EG001.031a1 Page 1 Front #8 Sunday Nov.9-41 Dear Margaret, There is not much to write about but will write something to you anyway. It was only on Nov. 3 that I last wrote to you. This letter as you notice is number 8. Have you been receiving them ...
      2017EG001.031a Letter 2017EG001.031a1 Page 1 Front #8 Sunday Nov.9-41 Dear Margaret, There ...
  • Letter, John "Jack" Chapple Tate to Margaret Tate, 20 July 1941
        2017EG001.033.1 Front “Page 1”: R.C.A.F. #1 SIGNAL SCHOOL #1 WING – 3 SQDN CRANWELL LINCOLNSHIRE Wednesday July 30 – 41 Dear Margaret & Dad, Received your call yesterday and was glad to hear that everything is fine at home and you are all well. Wrote to you more than three ...
      2017EG001.033.1 Front “Page 1”: R.C.A.F. #1 SIGNAL SCHOOL #1 WING – 3 ...
  • Letter, John "Jack" Chapple Tate to Margaret Tate, 8 September 1941
        2017EG001.032a Letter Front: much lately. Just heard today that one of our […]. The pilot was Don Moss from Toronto. The observer came from Saskatchewan. Believe I told you that I met Bruce Wright in London. One of our crew […] shot the field, tried to climb back up and ...
      2017EG001.032a Letter Front: much lately. Just heard today that one of our ...
  • Letter, John "Jack" Chapple Tate to George R. Tate, 27 February 1942
        2017EG001.034a Letter Front England Feb 27-42 Dear Dad, Hello dad. How are you? Hope you are fine. Have received a couple of letters from you and was glad to get them. Just now we are in the south of England and we are not on operations. Just having a well ...
      2017EG001.034a Letter Front England Feb 27-42 Dear Dad, Hello dad. How are ...
  • Letter, John "Jack" Chapple Tate to Margaret Tate, 25 May 1942
        2017EG001.035a1 Letter May 25-42 Dear Margaret There is very little I can write about the loss of Wally Creeden. It was just tonight that I received your telegram asking for particulars and at least will write what should get through. I was on leave in Cardiff when our squadron made ...
      2017EG001.035a1 Letter May 25-42 Dear Margaret There is very little I can ...
  • Telegrams Re John "Jack" Chapple Tate, October 1942
        Collection of eight telegrams pertaining to Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Officer John "Jack" Chapple Tate's accident, death, funeral arrangements, and condolences from family members. Telegrams on paper, printed with black ink, with the message typewritten in black ink. Dated between 14 October to 25 October 1942.
      Collection of eight telegrams pertaining to Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Officer ...
  • Letter Inviting James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin to Visit Paris
        This letter invites James Bruce, Lord Elgin, governor general of Canada from 1847-1854, to visit “the Village of Paris.” It is signed by Hiram Capron, J.M. Smith, and Hugh Finlayson, all of whom were councilors of Paris beginning 1850.
      This letter invites James Bruce, Lord Elgin, governor general of Canada from ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Letter From Hiram Capron concerning Land Sales
        In this 1864 letter, Hiram Capron discusses the possibility of selling some or all of his Toronto property. Beset by heavy debts and taxes, and unable to sell his Paris properties at reasonable prices, he felt that his Toronto properties would be able to cover some of these debts. He ...
      In this 1864 letter, Hiram Capron discusses the possibility of selling some ...
  • 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.
      This letter is a follow-up to an earlier 1835 correspondence between Keele ...
  • Copy of Letter Written by Hiram Capron to his Brother Horace
        This letter, written January 3rd 1830, from Hiram Capron to his brother Horace exhorts him to come to Canada to work with him. They had apparently already spoken about the possibility of Horace’s emigration, and Hiram appears to be somewhat irritated that Horace has been slow to commit. He discusses ...
      This letter, written January 3rd 1830, from Hiram Capron to his brother ...
  • 1867 Rough Draft of Letter from Hiram Capron Protesting the Deterioration of the William Street Bridge
        In this rough draft of a letter written to the mayor and corporation of Paris, Capron complains about the poor condition of the William Street bridge crossing Smiths Creek. Because the bridge was significantly decaying, Capron was concerned for the safety of his cattle and teams, which crossed the bridge ...
      In this rough draft of a letter written to the mayor and ...
  • Letter from Donald Sinclair to the Board of Education
        This is a letter written by Donald Sinclair, ("The People’s Stove and Hardware House", 1887), to the Board of Education, Paris (Ont.)
      This is a letter written by Donald Sinclair, ("The People’s Stove and ...
  • Application for Appropriation of Funds for Paris Public School
        This is an application by the Board of Education for appropriation of funds for the Paris Public School. The original document was provided by the Paris Museum and Historical Society.
      This is an application by the Board of Education for appropriation of ...
  • Letter from Joseph W. Capron to Horace Capron
        This letter was written by Joseph W. Capron from Attleborough to his relative Horace Capron in Paris. He discusses a variety of things about current events there, including the health of his father Otis Capron.
      This letter was written by Joseph W. Capron from Attleborough to his ...
  • Letter from Hiram Capron to the Rural New Yorker about Rattlesnakes
        This is the original handwritten version of a letter by Hiram Capron which was published in an 1872 issue of the Rural New Yorker magazine. Capron is responding to an earlier letter in which a correspondent claimed that rattlesnakes carry venom sacs underneath their tongues. He explains how he had ...
      This is the original handwritten version of a letter by Hiram Capron ...
  • A History of the County of Brant Public Libraries
        The central branch of the County of Brant system is located in Paris, Ontario. In 1999 Paris and its surrounding areas amalgamated to form the County of Brant. Before that time each community was served by its own separate library: Paris Branch In 1841 Hiram Capron—founder of Paris, Ontario—and 25 ...
      The central branch of the County of Brant system is located in ...
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