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Breithaupt Leather Co. truck
CA ON00351 GA 142 · Item · [191-]

Contents: one undated photograph showing a Breithaupt Leather Co. truck in front of the Shipping Dept. at the tannery, which was located in Kitchener, Ont. Photograph by Denton.

Pewter plates
CA ON00428 2021.18 · Item · ca. 1700

Item is a set of four matching pewter plates. They have a motif of a bird on top of a crown stamped along the rim. The hallmarks on the back of the plate are likely pseudo marks, intended to replicate the look of silver goods. Above these, the letter X is stamped below a crown, a symbol that was often used to indicate a specific quality of metal.

Pewter plate
CA ON00428 2021.39 · Item · ca. 1700-1800

Item is one pewter plate. The hallmarks on the back of the plate are likely pseudo marks, intended to replicate the look of silver goods. Above these, the letter X is stamped below a crown, a symbol that was often used to indicate a specific quality of metal.

Pewter plate
CA ON00428 2021.38 · Item · ca. 1740 - 1775

Item is one pewter plate. The marks on the bottom suggest it was likely produced by Samuel Duncumb, an English pewterer active in the 18th century.

CA ON00351 GA 141 · Item · 1759

Contents: 7. p. ms. report dictated by Rear-Admiral Charles Holmes for his superiors, recounting in detail the events of the Battle of the Plains of Abraham. Major-General James Wolfe captured Quebec on Sept. 13, 1759, but died on the battlefield. His opponent, the Marquis de Montcalm died the next day. Holmes dictated a detailed account of the battle and sent two copies on separate ships to the British Admiralty. This document is the second copy of that report.

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Contredanses, French
CA ON00351 GA 56 · Item · [ca. 1780]

Fonds consists of a notebook containing diagrams of 84 contredanses with written annotations, circa 1780. Diagrams show the step by step movements of specific types of dances such as La Camille, Les Caprices de Chantenany, Les Cerises de Montmorenci, and Le Retour de Blanchard.

List of Contredanses included in Notebook:

La Camille
Les Deux Amies
La Zemia
La Labotiere
La Caprices Indiens
La Legere
L'Aufantine
L'été
La Nouvelle Etienne
La Nouvelle Monaco
L'Anglaise
Paule et Virginie
Lew Tembourins Picards
L'Union Intime
Les Trois Amis
La Champete
Les Caprices de Chantenany
Les Folies de Roncé
Les fête Villageoise
La Crécy
Les Plaisirs de Warennes
La Juno
La Petite Chasse
La Colbert
La Victoire de Cobourg
La Princesse d'Orange
La Rosalie
Le Duc d'Yorck
La Coalisée
L'arrivée du P. d'Orange
L'Espangnole
La Belle Elizabeth
Les Plaisirs d'Irlande
Carlalez [?]
La Julie
4o. La Tulipano
Le Retour Autrichien
L'Arrivée de l'Empereur
Les Cerises de Montmorenci
La Yacinte
La Belle Annete
Les Bons Amis
La Simplicie
Les Plaisirs d'Alançon
La Figaro
La Fille à Nicolas
L'inconnu à la Redoute
La Belle Poûlé
Le Plaisir de Chatenet
La Satisfaction
La Chinoise
La Petite Charmante
Le goût du jour
La Guchen
Le Plaisir de Basque
La Pastorale
La Charboniere
Les nouveaux capricieu
La Redoute
La Vandeuie
L'Enfant Trompeur
La Petite Savoyarde
Luca
Les hannetons [?]
Le Depart Indien
La Chasse d'Amour
Les Dettes
La Nouvelle Eté
La Tarare
Le Portaille Anglois
Le Caprice de Erevan
Les Amourettes
Les Pantalon
La Neuville
La Monaco
L'Elisabeth
La Fête villageoise
L'Infortuné
Le Retour de Blanchard
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CA ON00428 2019.01 · Item · 1791

Portrait is a reproduction of an 1791 painting of John Graves Simcoe, First Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada.

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Child's dress
CA ON00428 2021.24 · Item · ca. 1800 - 1900

Item is one machine sewn child's dress. It features lace detailing on the collar and sleeves.

Snotneus lamp
CA ON00428 2021.27 · Item · ca. 1800

Item is an early 19th century brass oil lamp. It features a removable fuel chamber with a spout where a length of wick would be fed through. When in use, the second spout would catch drips from the wick. The bottom of the lamp has a weighted base for use on a table, and a hook at the top so it could be hung against a wall.

This style of lamp was popularized by the Dutch and is known as a Snotneus lamp, which translates to nose-drip, and refers to the double spout design. Sometimes called whale oil lamps, they were typically used with animal fats.

CA ON00428 2017.05 · Item · 1800

Map is a reproduction of a map from 1800. It is the first printed map of Upper Canada, and details the new townships and counties in the region. As per the text on the map, it was commissioned by John Graves Simcoe, first lieutenant-governor. Originally it would have included a text with topographic descriptions.

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CA ON00351 GA 25 · Item · [18--?]

Undated typescript letter to Joseph Jefferson from Jan Larue in Iberia Parish, Louisiana. The letter requests Jefferson put in a good word for Larue. Also included is an undated photograph card of Joseph Jefferson, taken by Gilbert & Bacon studios in Philadelphia.

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Account book
CA ON00351 GA 40 · Item · 1800-1809

One unidentified English account book with entries from 1800-1809 for wages paid, property taxes, debts, etc.

Cours de calcul integral
CA ON00351 GA 42 · Item · [18--]

Holograph manuscript titled "Cours de calcul integral." Bound with his Memoire sur les fonctions arbitraires exprimes par des integrales doubles. Taken from Tome XV of Memoires Couronnes, Academie Royale de Bruxelles.

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John Galt letter
CA ON00351 GA 35 · Item · [18--]

One holograph letter from John Galt addressed to "Croker." The letter requests that Croker publish the enclosed items in his magazine if they are not too late reaching him.

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Hartley Coleridge poem
CA ON00351 GA 48 · Item · [18--?]

Manuscript poem that was found in Hartley Coleridge's "Poems: Songs and Sonnets." The poem is written in an unknown hand and the title reads "Lines (unpublished) written to a friend after a discussion on [points] of faith - by Hartley Coleridge."

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Manuscript Recipebook
CA ON00351 GA 235 · Item · [ca. 1800]

Contents: one 53 p. vellum bound ms. cookbook of unknown origin. Cookbook features approxamitely 50 recipes in at least fifteen different hands. Most recipes are for desserts, although a few are for savoury dishes and household products. Some recipes are signed and signatures include M. Moore, Mary Dawson, and S. Lowels. Also included in the file is an index of recipes and the original seller's note.

CA ON00154 2019.4.1 · Item · 1801 - 1813

Whiskey Ledger belonging to Nathaniel Haskill who owned property and lived at Lot 16, Broken Front and Lot 165, Concession 1, Hope Township (now the Municipality of Port Hope). The earliest date of entry is 1801 with most dates primarily from 1807- 1813. - the inside pages are hand written with the purchaser's name, a description and amount of whiskey purchased and the means of payment. Often based on a barter system with payment made in the form of bushels of wheat, cows, barrels of flour etc. Some customers paid in cash. - comprised of 145 pages which are written upon with the remaining pages blank. The first 33 pages include more than one customer, where later pages, 34 - 145 are devoted to a single customer. Each customer has two pages together, side by side. In handwriting at the top is the name of the customer. First name on the left page and surname on the right side page. Left page also lists the date, amount of whiskey obtained and the cost in pounds and shillings. The left page indicates the means of payment.

CA ON00428 2016.02 · Item · ca. 1805

Map is a composite image created from two separate photographs detailing the boundaries of the Toronto Purchase between the Crown and the Mississaugas of the Credit.

The original sale is dated to 1787, however there were questions raised about the legitimacy of the documents and about the delineation of the land. In 1805 a formal purchase was documented, and is referenced in the text of the map. This is accompanied by the signatures of the purchase. William Claus, the Deputy Superintendent of Indian Affairs, signed on behalf of the Crown.

CA ON00428 2021.55 · Item · 1805

Item is a composite image created from two separate photographs detailing the boundaries of the Toronto Purchase between the Crown and the Mississaugas of the Credit. The original sale is dated to 1787, however there were questions raised about the legitimacy of the documents and about the delineation of the land. In 1805 a formal purchase was documented and is referenced in the text of the item. William Claus, the Deputy Superintendent of Indian Affairs, signed on behalf of the Crown.

CA ON00154 2017.17.4 · Item · 1813 - 1925

Item is a booklet created for the Golden Jubilee of the Port Hope Methodist Church in 1925.

Includes a short history of methodism in Canada, the history of methodism in Port Hope starting in 1813, officials and groups of the church in 1875 and 1925, and messages from ex-pastors for the anniversary.