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Eliakim Barnum account book

  • ON00009 F 4257
  • Item
  • 1824-1833

Item consists of one handwritten volume which is the account book for a Haldimand Township tavern owned by Eliakim Barnum. Entries include liquor sold, prices, and customers' names and accounts. Small documents are inserted in the account boo...

St. Peter's Anglican Church offertory and poor's account book

  • ON00009 F 2188
  • Item
  • 1833-1851

This volume is the accounts book kept by Reverend Edward Denroche for St. Peter's Anglican Church in Brockville. The left-hand pages of the volume itemize the date and amount of offerings received in the Church; the right-hand pages itemize a...

John Lawrence letter

  • ON00009 F 93
  • Item
  • 1837

Item is one letter written by John Lawrence to Valentine Harden Tisdale who was born in 1815 in the Long Point area of Norfolk County, Ontario.Subject of the letter consists of an account of the William Lyon MacKenzie uprising which led to the out...

Pickering Agricultural Society minute book

  • ON00009 F 4479
  • Item
  • 1850-1866

Item is a Pickering Agricultural Society minute book. The volume contains the handwritten record of the Society's beginnings from 1850 to 1866 including its constitution, minutes of meetings, lists of subscribers, financial accounts as well a...

Letter of Tom Elice [Ellis] to Mary Warner

  • ON00009 F 4536
  • Item
  • 1854

Item is a one-page letter in manuscript ink on blue wove paper from Tom Elice (or Ellis), a runaway slave from Kentucky, to Mary Warner.Mr. Elice's letter expresses both the excitement of his freedom and the pain of leaving his loved one behi...

Elice (Ellis), Tom

John Hunter diary

  • ON00009 F 4427
  • Item
  • 1887-1895

item is the daily diary of John Hunter, a carpenter in Williamsburgh, Ontario, in the nineteenth century.Hunter's diary contains daily one line entries commenting on the weather, or the nature of the day's work. Additional information ma...

Hunter, John, fl. 1887-1895

Royal Party at Government House photograph, Toronto, 1901

  • ON00009 F 4509
  • Item
  • 1901

Item is a group portrait photograph of 16 dignitaries standing and sitting on the front veranda and steps of Government House (the residence of the Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario) on Simcoe Street in Toronto. The photograph was taken by Toronto ph...

Andrew Hicks speech

  • ON00009 F 4506
  • Item
  • 1923

Fonds consists of two items prepared by Andrew Hicks, MPP for Huron South and member of the United Farmers of Ontario party, in 1923: a 21 page manuscript; and an incomplete typed transcription (5 pages) of a speech.The speech summarizes Hicks...

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen photograph

  • ON00009 F 4538
  • Item
  • 1928

Item is one panorama photograph created by the Alexandra Studios of Toronto showing the delegates to the 3rd triennial convention of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen in Toronto, May 1922.For a more detailed description, use this link to the Ar...

Old Firehall and Ryerson Press drawing

  • ON00009 F 4591
  • Item
  • 1939

Item consists of a pencil drawing entitled Old Firehall and Ryerson Press by Ontario artist James Blomfield.The drawing depicts a 1930s streetscape of Queen Street West near Peter Street in Toronto. There are people walking on the sidewalks, cars ...

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