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dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Edie
dc.descriptionFonds 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.abstract1 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.relation.ispartofseries;RG 208
dc.subjectEastham, Thomasen_US
dc.subjectLeinour, Jamesen_US
dc.subjectNiagara Township -- Historyen_US
dc.subjectBlack history -- Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.en_US
dc.titleEastham-Leinour Indenture, 1830en_US

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