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  • Probate of the Last Will and Testament of Joseph Clement 

    Unknown author (1810)
    Probate of the Last Will and Testament of Joseph Clement of the Township of Niagara, May 14, 1810 but it is noted that this is a copy of the original will and this copy was filed on Feb. 26, 1815, Nov. 25, 1875. This ...
  • Letter from George S. Papps to Sheriff Woodruff 

    Papps, George S. (1875-11-24)
    Letter bearing the letterhead “George S. Papps, Barrister-at-Law, Hamilton”. The letter is written to Sherriff Woodruff. Mr. Papps requests that Sheriff Woodruff return a will which has remained in his possession, to the ...
  • Letter from Thomas Bell to S.D. Woodruff 

    Bell, Thomas (1850-08-10)
    Letter in which Thomas Bell informs S.D. Woodruff that he has the patent for Lot 30, Concession 2 in Enniskillen and he will hand it over himself, Aug. 10, 1850.
  • Letter addressed to D. M. McFarland, M.P.P. from S.D. Woodruff 

    Woodruf, S.D. (1850-07-10)
    Letter addressed to D. M. McFarland, M.P.P. [Duncan McFarland had a seat in the 3rd parliament of Canada as a member of the Welland riding] from S.D. Woodruff. Mr. Woodruff expresses his gratitude to Mr. McFarland for ...
  • Letter to Mr. Thomas Bell from S.D. Woodruff 

    Woodruff, S.D. (1849-07-16)
    Letter to Mr. Thomas Bell from S.D. Woodruff concerning the claim of Mr. James Clement. Mr. Woodruff trusts that Mr. Bell has the application made for the patent. He encloses $10 to cover the fees. He states that he has ...
  • Letter from Mr. Thomas Bell to Samuel D. Woodruff 

    Bell, Thomas (1849-07-12)
    Letter from Mr. Thomas Bell to Samuel D. Woodruff informing him that he has taken the claim of James D. Clement before the Heir and Devisee Committee and he requires more money (1 page, double sided), July 12, 1849.
  • Letter from Port Robinson to Mr. Bell 

    Unknown author (1849-04-10)
    Letter from Port Robinson to Mr. Bell acknowledging the receipt for the affidavits which were sent. The writer says that he is not the owner of the land as Mr. Bell supposes. The writer is anxious for this matter to be ...
  • Letter to Mr. Thomas Bell 

    Unknown author (1848-12-15)
    Letter to Mr. Thomas Bell asking him to use all due diligence to bring this claim before the committee. [This letter is unsigned but is from Port Robinson and likely written by Samuel D. Woodruff], Dec. 15, 1848.
  • Letter to Mr. Joseph Woodruff 

    Unknown author (1848-12-04)
    Letter to Mr. Joseph Woodruff stating that the affidavit which was taken by him [Joseph Woodruff] over a year since of Richard and William Woodruff attesting to the death of Richard Clement and of James Duffin Cleveland ...
  • Letter to Samuel D. Woodruff from Mr. Steers 

    Steers, Thomas (1848-04-24)
    Letter to Samuel D. Woodruff from Mr. Steers stating that the claim will be brought forward in July. The writing on this letter is smeared due to moisture, but the text is legible, Apr. 24, 1848.
  • Letter to Mr. Steers from Samuel D. Woodruff regarding Lot 30 

    Woodruff, Samuel D. (1848-04-18)
    Letter to Mr. Steers from Samuel D. Woodruff regarding Lot 30, Concession 2 in Enniskillen (1 double sided page). Mr. Woodruff is asking Mr. Steers to inform him if he will attest to the claim of Mr. Clement. This letter ...
  • Letter to Mr. Lee from Samuel D. Woodruff 

    Woodruff, Samuel D. (1848-02-21)
    Letter to Mr. Lee from Samuel D. Woodruff which states that in July the affidavits were sent for the purpose of getting the patent for Lot no.30, Concession 2 in Enniskillen. Mr. Woodruff requests a receipt of that ...
  • Letter to Thomas Steers of Montreal from Samuel D. Woodruff 

    Woodruff, Samuel D. (1848-02-09)
    Letter to Thomas Steers of Montreal from Samuel D. Woodruff asking for information on the progress of the patent which will expire on the 16th of March, Feb. 9, 1848.
  • Letter to Mr. Lee who was clerk of the Heir Devisee Committee in Toronto from Samuel D. Woodruff 

    Woodruff, Samuel D. (1847-07-19)
    Letter to Mr. Lee who was clerk of the Heir Devisee Committee in Toronto from Samuel D. Woodruff. [The Heir and Devisee Committee was formed to clarify the titles to land of heirs of people who had been assigned Crown ...
  • Letter to Samuel D. Woodruff from Thomas Steers and W.M. Kelly 

    Steers, Thomas (1847-06-25)
    Letter to Samuel D. Woodruff from Thomas Steers and W.M. Kelly stating that they have been successful in getting the patent through for Mrs. Clement for Lot no.30, Concession 2 in Enniskillen. James Clement is not of age ...
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Thomas Steers and W. M. Kelly 

    Steers, Thomas; Kelly, W.M. (1847-05-14)
    Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Thomas Steers and W. M. Kelly regarding the patent for Mrs. Clement. The writer says that he will write to Mr. Woodruff fully respecting the claim of the younger Clement, May 14, 1847.
  • The letter is addressed to Samuel D. Woodruff and is signed by Thomas Steers 

    Steers, Thomas (1847-03-23)
    Letter which is very stained, fragile and has holes in it. Text is partially illegible and faded. The letter is addressed to Samuel D. Woodruff and is signed by Thomas Steers. It is written in ink, but someone has added ...
  • Statement signed by Hume Blake who has read the will of Joseph Clement and the will of Mary M. Clement 

    Unknown author (1845-05-09)
    Statement signed by Hume Blake of Toronto (2 ½ pages) who has read the will of Joseph Clement dated May 14, 1810 and has also read the will of Mary M. Clement dated Sept. 10, 1842. He states that the devise to James D. ...
  • Clipping of an advertisement for Thomas Steers and Abraham Steers, Land Agency and Conveyancing Offices 

    Unknown author (1844-07-17)
    Clipping of an advertisement for Thomas Steers and Abraham Steers, Land Agency and Conveyancing Offices, July 17, 1844.

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