The file contains the original discharge paper for Private George Barlow from Captain Wellesly Richey's Independent Company of Militia. He served from 1-May-1839 to 30-April-1840. Dated 1-May-1840 and signed in Belleville.
File contains a letter from A.G.W. Lamont to the Hastings Historical Society with a copy of a petition dated 21-December-1798 submitted by customers of John W. Meyer requesting the erection of additional mills.
This file contains 3 original hand written record books for the Belleville Horticultural Society. Book One is the membership lists and accounts from 1906 to 1949. Book Two is minutes of meetings from 1927 to 1947. Book Three is minutes of meetings from 1962 to 1967.
This file contains: 1) Blank letterhead for Belleville Nurseries, 179 Dundas St. East; 2) Judges Ribbon from 1908 Belleville Fair; 3) 2 copies of newspaper clipping from the Ontario Intelligencer, dated 22-June-1935 titled "Nurseries Established in 1893 Have Been Important Factor In City and District History - about the closing of Belleville Nurseries; 4) a price list from Belleville Nurseries circa 1930; 5) 8 various cards advertising Belleville Nurseries; 6) 2 business cards for W.C. Reid Belleville Nurseries; 7) Membership card for Belleville Chamber of Commerce for Mr. W.C. Reid dated June 1, 1928; 8) newspaper clipping from 1932 written by Joyce Kilmer titled "Poems Are Made By Fools Like Me But Only God Can Make a Tree and is about Belleville Nurseries and the late Mr. W.C. Reid.
File contains originals of Registry Office, County of Hastings, Belleville, dated April 3rd, 1891 “an abstract of all instruments which appear to have been registered in this office upon part of lots twelve and thirteen on the east side of John Street on plan of Ross’ Block laid out on part of lot 5 Con 1 Thurlow” from 1869 through to 1909 also contains origianal mortgages and deeds:
Deed October 2, 1871 - Augusta E. Ross to Wm Boswell and Walter Alford - Lot 12 Rear Street and South Side of Alexander Street, Belleville.
Indenture December 2, 1872 - Walter Alford to Wm Boswell - Lot 12 East Side of Rear Street and South Side of Alexander Street.
Indenture December 2, 1872 William Boswell to Walter Alfrod
Deed February 24, 1874 – William Boswell to Walter Alford
Deed July 21, 1874 – Emma McArthur (Neil McArthur) to Walter Alford
Deed February 28, 1882 - 1st party John Forin, 2nd party Jane Forin, 3rd party Robert Templeton - Lots 12 & 13 East Side of Rear and Alexander Streets. Lot 5 1st Cons.Township of Thurlow (The Ross Place)
Statutory Declaration dated March 27, 1909 sworn by Annie Wilson
Registry Office County of Hastings, April 3, 1891 an Abstract of all intruments wich appear to have been registered upon part of lots 12 & 13 on the East side of John Street on plan of Ross' Block land out on part of Lot 5 Cons 1 Thurlow from Apr 1869 to Mar 1909
Insurance Certificate from Queen Insurance Company of America, dated April 12, 1912 issued to Mary A. Savage.
Indenture April 29, 1912 - Martha Farley to Mary Asunta Savage - Lots 12 & 13 East Side of Rear and Alexander Streets. Lot 5 1st Cons.Township of Thurlow (The Ross Place)
Mortgage April 29, 1912 - Marth Asunta Savage to Francis Walsh - Mortgage to secure $2500.22 on Lots 12 & 13 East Side of Rear and Alexander Streets. Lot 5 1st Cons.Township of Thurlow (The Ross Place)
Mortgage April 29, 1913 – Mary Assunta Savage to Michael Francis Walsh.
Agreement for Sale September 1, 1919 - Thomas Mauley and Margaret Barrett Agreement for Sale - House No. 295 John St. on the corner of John and Alexander Streets.