Thomas Clark, Samuel Street and Thomas Street collection, 1820-1872
KeywordClark, Thomas, d. 1835.
Street, Samuel, Jr., 1775-1844.
Clark, Mary Margaret, d. 1837.
Hazen, Daniel, 1755-1845.
Chippawa (Ont.) -- History -- Sources.
Niagara Falls (Ont.) -- History -- Sources.
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AbstractThe collection consists of correspondence and legal documents concerning Thomas Clark, Samuel Street and his son Thomas Clark Street. Some of the material is related to Thomas Clark and Samuel Street’s joint business ventures. Most of the correspondence is addressed to Samuel Street and involves his dealings in land speculation. There is also correspondence to Samuel Street from Thomas Clark’s widow Mary M. Clark, as well as two letters to Thomas Clark. The first letter concerns his involvement with the Lincoln Militia. The other letter is from Dani Hazen, an early land surveyor in Niagara. One letter is from Samuel Street to Alexander Hamilton and includes a statement of Hamilton’s account. The legal documents include a freight list, a summons to Thomas Clark and Samuel Street to appear in court; 2 deeds of bargain and sale to Samuel Street; 1 deed of bargain and sale from Thomas Clark Street to William Allan; 2 sheriff’s deeds for lands purchased at public auction by Thomas C. Street; a list of rebellion losses claims in the Niagara District; and a last will and testament of Samuel Street.
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