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dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Edie
dc.descriptionThe correspondence from D.W. [David William] Smith to President Peter Russell regarding Smith’s desire to sell a certain piece of property in Newark (now Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.) to be used as a location for a common grammar school. The notice gives a description of the building situated on the property as being adaptable for the use of a school. The Board of Survey convened in December 1798 to examine Smith’s property and gave an appropriate valuation of the properties and buildings Smith was offering for sale. Smith was the deputy surveyor general of lands for Upper Canada.en_US
dc.description.abstract5 sheets of correspondence transcribed from originals and/or microfilm held by Ontario Department of Lands and Upper Canada State Books, Minutes of Executive Council.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries;RG 275
dc.subjectSmith, D.W. (David William)en_US
dc.subjectRussell, Peteren_US
dc.titleDavid William Smith House correspondence, 1798 [transcription]en_US

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