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HCHS Textual Records collection: Files 2500 to 2999
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Rawdon Township : diary of W. Hambly, 1793-1794

File contains a reproduction of a manuscript diary of W. Hambly, surveyor, for the period 6 December 1793 to 1 May 1794. The diary entries discuss the survey process in Thurlow, Sidney, Huntingdon and Rawdon Townships. Also present is a typescript transcript of the diary with an appended footnote section which contains a glossary of terms.

Porter, E. Guss - 1888

File contains a printed page titled "To The Electors of Murney Ward", dated December 1st, 1888 and written by E. Guss Porter who was seeking re-election to the City Council. It outlines his services of the previous year.

Porter, Edward Guss

Quinte Curling Club (Belleville) 1958

File contains newspaper articles and clippings regarding the opening of the new Quinte Curling Club quarters in Belleville, in 1958 and other club activities including celebrations of its 100th anniversary in 1967. Articles are:

1958-01-23 p5 New Curling Club Opens (online at https://archive.org/details/intelligencer-january-1958/page/n305/mode/2up )
1958-02-01 p9 Quinte Curling Club Open House (online at https://archive.org/details/intelligencer-february-1958/page/n7/mode/2up )
1958-03-20 p4 Sweep! (editorial, online at https://archive.org/details/intelligencer-march-1958_202108/page/n237/mode/2up )
1960-04-29 p2 Quinte Curling Club Enjoys Another Successful Season (online at https://archive.org/details/intelligencer-april-1960/page/n469/mode/2up )
1960-06-24 p2 Harry Trepanier New President of Curling Club (online at https://archive.org/details/intelligencer-june-1960/page/n411/mode/2up )
1967-01-21 Banquet, Social Evening Mark 100th Birthday of Curling Club

Simpson, Margaret

The file contains a copy of an article from Outlook, dated October 1991 Issue 96, from the Hastings County Historical Society, titled "200th Anniversary of Arrival in Canada of Tavern Owner, Margaret Simpson of Belleville." The file also contains a family genealogy, several letters pertaining to the family history and a couple of newspaper articles about the family.

Rikley, Andrew Genealogy

File contains a letter dated 22 November 1969 from Brian Roberts, Carnation, Washington to Mrs. M.G. Plumpton, curator Hastings County Museum requesting information on the Rikley family. Included is a copy of a marriage certificate dated 4 April 1826 for Andrew Rikely (widower) son of Andrew to Eliza Arkles, daughter of John Arkles, married St. Thomas' Church, Belleville.

Thomson, Andrew : family papers

File contains four printed and manuscript Thomson family documents including:

  1. a deed issued to William Thomson for a town lot in Belleville, 19 April 1854
  2. two Travelers Insurance Company (Hartford) policies issued to Andrew Thomson, 11 August 1869 and 1870
  3. a letter of administration issued by the Surrogate Court concerning the estate of Matilda Jane Thomson, issued 6 April 1892

Ritchie, S.J. Papers

File contains correspondence from Department of the Interior, United States Patent Office to Mr. S.J. Ritchie, dated 1908, as well as from The Atlas Portland Cement Company regarding proposed crushed marble patents and deposit of limestone in Limerick Township. (1907-8).

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