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Miscellaneous Papers of the East Durham Registry Office

File consists of nine (9) miscellaneous documents from the East Durham Land Registry Office, 1870-1909. It includes: (1) State of Pennsylvania, Affidavit for Cornelius D. Scully; (2) Order for Cornell Engine and Wide Awake Separator, John Hughes, Manvers and Robert McKee Cartwright, 1884; (3) Lease of dwelling, Jane Porter to Fergus Bruce Porter for Lot 12 Con 13, Manvers Township, 1909; (4) Rules and Regulations of the Janetville Cheese and Butter Association; (5) Good Templars, Mount Pleasant, Cavan, Grand Temple # 157, Certificate 1870; (6) Cooper vs Cooper, Writ of Summons, 1879; (7) Cancelled Drafts, Bank of Toronto, 1875. Stamped Bank of Toronto, Port Hope, ON; (8) Farm Lease, Jane Cavins to Foster Scot, Lots 15 and 16 Con 11, Manvers Township; (9) Note, David Quantrill, Harrietta Quantrill and James T. Clarke, Registered Hope township, 1897.

East Durham County Land Registry Office

John Smart Probate

Item is the Last Will and Testament of John Smart, Town of Port Hope. Executors: John Elias Smart, Accountant, Port Hope; Annie Sophia Smart, Spinster, Port Hope; Alfred Merritt Smart, Insurance Agent, London. Witnessed by Seth S. Smith and J.D. Smith.

George Brogden and Thomas Henderson Trial

File consists of a make shift envelope of paper and wax. Reads "October 31, 1856". A paper containing the trial of George Brogden for the murder of Thomas Henderson". "The Property of R. L. Benson" is written in personal pencil; and page 4 of the Daily Colonist has an editorial on the Brogden trial and how the verdict may have been arrived at. Removed from "Brogden Family (Trial)" file Long Cabinets.

"Echoes from the Minute Books: Notes on the Proceedings of the Board of Police of Port Hope, 1834-1849"

File consists of an essay written by H. R. S. Ryan on the 100th anniversary of the Baldwin Act. The essay was published in "Ontario History" in 1950 under the title "Echoes from the Minute books: Notes on the proceedings of the Board of police of Port Hope, 1834-1849" pages 184-204. The essay details early history of the town and its residents. Footnotes are given to document sources. It also includes the original transcript of the essay by H. R. S. Ryan.

Timothy Curtis Haskill Letters of Administration

Item is a Letter of Administration of the Estate of Timothy Curtis Haskill, who died on 6 Dec 1885 in Port Hope. He died intestate and his mother Ann Haskill was granted the right of paying his debts and distributing the remains of his estate.

George Brogdin fonds

  • CA ON00154 2007.34
  • Fonds
  • 1830-1890

Fonds consists of papers related to the personal and professional life of George Brogdin, c1830-1890. It includes legal documents created by Mr. Brogdin's law practice in Port Hope, ON. For more detailed information please refer to file and item-level descriptions.

Brogdin, George

McLeod and Fraser vs Griggs and Sutherland Account

File consists of legal papers regarding an outstanding balance on account of the schooner "London," Apr 1853. Duncan McLeod and John Fraser as the plaintiffs, represented by Brogdin and John Griggs and John Sutherland the defendants. Ruled in favour of the plaintiffs, 39 pounds.

Brogdin, George

Millson vs Dinner Legal Documents

File consists of documents regarding money owed to Edward Millson by James Dinner. Confession and affidavit of confession at Port Hope in 1855; summons to appear; accounts payable with interest.

Brogdin, George

Summons for Alexander McIntosh

Item is a summons for Alexander McIntosh to appear in court versus Thomas Little, 1855. Thomas Little (1824-1869) operated a boot and shoe store on Walton Street and lived on Pine Street.

Brogdin, George

Morton vs Bradburn Legal Documents

File consists of a summons for the case of George Morton, John Morton and Andrew McKee v. James Bradburn of Metcalfe, Township of Emily, Victoria County.

Brogdin, George

McDermot and Walsh vs Bradford Legal Documents

File consists of a claim with a list of accounts owed to McDermot and Walsh by John Bradford. McDermot & Walsh were commission merchants on Mill Street, Port Hope. J. R. McDermot lived on Smith Street and James E. Walsh lived on Pine Street. They represented the Pine Grove factory - soap and candle manufacturers and were agents for Fire, Life and Marine Insurance in 1856.

Brogdin, George

Perry vs Turck Legal Documents

File consists of summons and confession in the case of Perry vs. Turck, 1855. Horace Perry (b.1822) was a watch and clock maker and operated a jewellery store in Port Hope. He later moved to Rochester, NY.

Brogdin, George

Notary Public of the Commercial Bank of the Midland District

File consists of a declaration by Silas Benjamin Fairbanks, Notary Public at request of the Commercial Bank of the Midland District, re: Bill of Exchange. It includes V.H. Boulin, Esq. of Oshawa, and William Parsons, Esq. of Port Hope.

Brogdin, George

McIntyre vs Scott Legal Documents

File consists of papers regarding Robert McIntyre, represented by Brogdin vs. Adam Scott, regarding 40 pounds worth of food delivered by McIntyre to Scott without payment. McIntyre requesting 50 pounds in payment.

Brogdin, George

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