File contains manuscript and typescript copies of correspondence sent and received by Col. W. N. Ponton concerning the development of hydroelectric power on the Trent River. Also contains correspondence regarding the proposed electrification of the Belleville waterworks by the Trenton Electric and Water Company.
File contains a typescript page of recollections by C. S. Chard concerning "The Money Hole," Sidney Township and its connections to early trade with local Aboriginal Peoples. Also contains one typescript page of related correspondence from C.S. Chard.
File contains the funeral cards for Everett Ketcheson (b. 1891, d. 1914) and Edward Ketcheson (b. 1832, d. 1915). There is also a book published in 1958, “The Ketcheson Family”, a newspaper article from 1968 about Mr. and Mrs. Lawrenson L. Ketcheson celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary, and an invite for the Ketcheson family reunion in 1965 at the Memorial Park in Tweed.
File contains information about Col. Elijah Ketcheson (b. 1793) of Sidney. There are also newspaper clipping about the Ketcheson family reunion in 1962 in Tweed and Fred A. Ketcheson celebrating his 90th Birthday. There are two invitation to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Boyce for the Ketcheson family reunion in 1959 and 1961, as well as information about the family reunion in 1964.
File contains a typescript letter from Olive Delaney, Belleville Public Library to Mary Plumpton, Hastings County Historical Society, dated 28 February 1969 inquiring for information regarding Dr. James Merritt, a physician who testified at the trial of the alleged assassins of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865, and who was a probable resident of Sidney Township in his youth.
File contains a printed extract of the Northumberland Militia Return for 1828 including annotated names of individuals from Sidney and Rawdon Townships. Also includes an original printed and manuscript Canadian Registration Board registration card for William Edgar Harvey, Trenton, 1918.
File contains a manuscript statement of losses by Reuben White for property removed from his store and dwelling in 1837 and for costs of travel and time associated with detention and court appearances at Kingston.