File contains a photocopied typescript letter from Chas. S. Clapp to Lt. Col. William Nisbet Ponton dated October 29, 1914 concerning the A. and H Companies of the Midland Battalion at Batoche during the Northwest Rebellion of 1885. Also present is a photocopied typescript list of veterans from the two companies who served during the Rebellion.
File contains a manuscript letter dated 7 August 1897 on I.O.O.F. printed letterhead, from A. Bates, Secretary, Belleville Branch, Grand Lodge of the International Order of Oddfellows, to W.N. Ponton thanking the latter for making the Armory available for a reception of the Grand Lodge in August, 1897.
File contains manuscript correspondence and corporate reports relating to the Gladstone and Sulphuret Gold Mining Company. Also present are mimeographed copies of a list of lands owned or controlled by W.N. Ponton in north Hastings ca. 1910, and a mimeographed copy of the results of a mineral analysis of Coe Hill, and Madoc area ores
File contains several typescript reports and correspondence concerning the mineral resources and the treatment of ores, including gold, iron, and other minerals found in Hastings County. Also contains a printed prospectus of The Gladstone and Sulphuret Gold Mining Company of Ontario ca. 1881, which had temporary headquarters at Belleville.
File contains a printed list of the item cost for a complete kit for an officers' mess, by Apsley, Pellatt & Co. China and Earthenware Manufacturers, London, England. Also present is a manuscript listing of file items in the W.N. Ponton Papers, 1896- with brief descriptions of the contents including memoranda, lectures and correspondence.
File contains a printed invitation announcing a talk and photographic display by Frank Yeigh, Toronto, which included photographs of the Argyll Light Infantry in 1899. Also present is a printed announcement of a concert in support of the Canadian Patriotic Fund, held in Stirling on February 27, 1900.