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Accession number L995.D.001
Catalog Number L995.D.001
Object Name Land Grant & Seal
Scope & Content LAND GRANT & SEAL
LAND GRANT & SEAL; 47 CM L., 58.5 CM W.; (SEAL ATTACHED - UPPER CANADA; REIGN OF GEORGE III); ISSUED TO JAMES THOMPSON, TOWNSHIP OF STAMFORD, TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY-SIX ACRES, LOTS 210 AND 211, IN THE TOWNSHIP OF STAMFORD, IN THE COUNTY OF LINCOLN; HOME DISTRICT (SEE BOUNDARIES ARE THEN DESCRIBED); SEE PAGE 388 OF BOOK - TOWNSHIP NO.2, MOUNT DORCHESTER, STAMFORD; BY ERNEST GREEN; ALSO A GRANT OF THIRTY-SIX AND FOUR SEVENTHS ACRES IN THE TOWNSHIP OF FLAMBORO AND BEVERLY; GIVEN UNDER THE SEAL OF THE PROVINCE OF UPPER CANADA; WITNESS - THE HONORABLE PETER RUSELL, OUR ADMINISTRATOR OF THE GOVERNMENT, THIS FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND NINETY-SEVEN AND THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR OF OUR REIGN; BY COMMAND OF HIS HONOR IN COUNCIL WM. (?), B. PETERS ADJ. SECY.; ENTERED IN THE AUDITOR'S OFFICE, 29 SEPTEMBER, 1797; PETER RUSELL, AUDITOR GENERAL; THE HEAVY RAG PAPER HAS YELLOWED WITH AGE; HAS 3 LENGTHWISE FOLDS, ONE MIDDLE FOLD; THE DONOR HAS ATTEMPTED TO STRENGTHEN THE FOLDS BY APPLYING SCOTCH TAPE; LOSS 3 CM W. AND 4 CM L. IN CENTRE, SOME LOSSES ON SIDE FOLDS; OUTSIDE OF GRANT - HANDWRITTEN: GRANT TO JAMES THOMPSON FOR 256 ACRES IN THE TOWNSHIP OF STAMFORD COUNTY OF LINCOLN HOME DISTRICT; RECORDED IN THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE, 5TH JANUARY, 1798, NEXT LINE ILLEGIBLE, LOSS IN LINE FOLLOWING.......REGISTRAR. SEAL OF PROVINCE OF UPPER CANADA ATTACHED TO DOCUMENT BY COTTON TAPE; BEESWAX; INSECT RIDDLED, PARTICULARLY ON UNDERSIDE WHICH SUSTAINS A 2.5 LOSS AND A 2 CM LOSS AROUND BOTTOM EDGE; PAPER COVERING WITH IMPRINT ON FRONT OF SEAL ONLY AND IS BEARLY READABLE; HAS INSECT HOLES; 10.5 CM CIR.; NEEDS CONSERVATION.