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Eastham-Leinour Indenture, 1830

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Show simple item record Williams, Edie 2010-09-20T18:39:54Z 2010-09-20T18:39:54Z 2010-09-20
dc.description Fonds consists of one indenture, the sale of part of lot 94 in Niagara Township, to Thomas Eastham, by James Leinour. Thomas Eastham was a driver in the Her Majesty’s Royal Artillery and was General Brock’s trumpeter at the Battle of Queenston Heights. Eastham owned a hotel on the corner of Queen and Highland streets in Queenston. A watercolour of the hotel forms part of the J. Ross Robertson Art collection at the Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library. Eastham also served as pound keeper in the Village of Queenston. Thomas Eastham died in 1839 and an inscribed monument marks his grave in the cemetery of St. Mark’s Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. No additional information is known about James Leinour. en_US
dc.description.abstract 1 indenture dated 6 August 1830 between Thomas Eastham of the Village of Queenston and James Leinour of Niagara Township, a black man, for Pt. Lot No. 94, Township of Niagara. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries ;RG 208
dc.subject Eastham, Thomas en_US
dc.subject Leinour, James en_US
dc.subject Niagara Township -- History en_US
dc.subject Queenston en_US
dc.subject Black history -- Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. en_US
dc.subject Indenture en_US
dc.title Eastham-Leinour Indenture, 1830 en_US
dc.type Other en_US

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