• Correspondence and accounts of S.P. Jarvis, Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs, 1842-1847

      1847
      [Correspondence and accounts of S.P. Jarvis, Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs, 1842-1847]. Appendix (V.V.) to the Journals of the Legislative Assembly, 1847 (74 pages).
    • Correspondence, addresses, &c, connected with the subscriptions of various Indian tribes in Upper Canada in aid of the funds for the re-construction of Brock’s Monument, on Queenston Heights.

      Jarvis, Samuel (1841)
      Correspondence, addresses, &c, connected with the subscriptions of various Indian tribes in Upper Canada in aid of the funds for the re-construction of Brock’s Monument, on Queenston Heights. Toronto: Printed by Robert Stanton, 1841. The pages are printed on vellum and bound in red, flexible leather. Two letters from Samuel Jarvis are included. One is addressed to R.A. Tucker, Provincial Secretary (with his reply), and the other to Colonel Bullock, Sec’y to the Com. for restoring Brock’s Monument. The letters express the complaints of various Indian tribes about the destruction of Brock’s Monument, and their contribution of £207 towards its restoration.
    • “Francis Gore, Esquire, Lieut. Governor of Upper Canada to John McGill, Esquire, Receiver General

      Gore, Francis (1817-05-27)
      “Francis Gore, Esquire, Lieut. Governor of Upper Canada to John McGill, Esquire, Receiver General of the said Province, you are hereby directed and required, out of such monies as are in, or shall come to your hands for defraying the Civil Expenditure of this Province, to pay or cause to be paid unto [Samuel P. Jarvis, Esquire, Barrister at Law], the sum of [£28…] and for your so doing, with the acquittance of the said [Samuel P. Jarvis] or his assigns, shall be your sufficient warrant and discharge.” Dated at York 27 May 1817 and signed by Francis Gore and D. Cameron. Also signed by Samuel Jarvis and J. Baby (Inspector General).
    • Letter to Mr. Justin Powell from John Macdonell

      Macdonell, John (1812?-7-23)
      A letter written and signed by John Macdonell, addressed to Mr. Justin Powell, dated July 23, [1812?]. The letter reads “Mr. John Macdonell will do himself the honor of waiting on Mr. Justin Powell on Thursday next at 4 o’clock.” Mary Boyles Powell [later wife of Samuel Peters Jarvis] has inscribed the letter “Days of my youth…”
    • A letter to Col. Sam P. Jarvis from N. [Nathaniel] Coffin

      Coffin, Nathaniel (1827-04-28)
      A letter written and signed by N. [Nathaniel] Coffin and addressed to Col. Sam. P. Jarvis, 28 April 1827. The letter notifies Jarvis of the enclosure of four commissions, one as Major, two as Lieut. Colonel, and one as Colonel.
    • A letter to Colonel Jarvis from N. [Nathaniel] Coffin, Adjutant General Militia Forces

      Coffin, Nathaniel (1827-04-02)
      A letter written and signed by N. [Nathaniel] Coffin, Adjutant General Militia Forces, and addressed to Colonel Jarvis, dated at York, Upper Canada, 2nd April 1827. The letter informs Jarvis of his promotion to Colonel with the 2nd Regiment of the North York Militia, as well as Wm. B. Robinson as Lieutenant Colonel.
    • Letter to Mary Boyles Powell from brother Captain John Powell of the 1st Lincoln Militia

      Powell, Captain John (1812-10-13)
      A letter written and signed by Captain John Powell of the 1st Lincoln Militia to his sister Mary Boyles Powell, circa October 13, 1812. The letter is 4 pages in length and contains a detailed account of the death of a family member and John Macdonell, an aide-de-camp to Sir Isaac Brock, at the Battle of Queenston Heights. Included with the letter is a lock of John Macdonell’s hair with the inscription “killed at Queenston Heights by the Americans, October 13, 1812, Lieut. Col. John Macdonnell.”
    • A letter to S.P. [Samuel Peters] from N. [Nathaniel] Coffin, Adjutant General Militia Forces

      Coffin, Nathaniel (1825-08-01)
      A letter written and signed by N. [Nathaniel] Coffin, Adjutant General Militia Forces, and addressed to S.P. [Samuel Peters] Jarvis, dated at York, Upper Canada, 1st August 1825. The letter informs Jarvis of the promotion to Lt. Colonel in the 2nd Regiment of North York Militia.
    • Letter to S.P. [Samuel Peters] Jarvis from N. [Nathaniel] Coffin

      Coffin, N. (1825-02-25)
      A letter written and signed by N. [Nathaniel] Coffin and addressed to S.P. [Samuel Peters] Jarvis, dated at York, February 25, 1825. The letter informs Jarvis of his promotion to Colonel in the 2nd Regiment of the York Militia.
    • A letter written and signed by Samuel Peters Jarvis, Ch. S. I. Affa. [Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs] addressed to the Chiefs of the Six Nations of the Grand River

      Jarvis, Samuel Peters (1841-01-05)
      A letter written and signed by Samuel Peters Jarvis, Ch. S. I. Affa. [Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs], addressed to the Chiefs of the Six Nations of the Grand River, dated 5 January 1841. The letter is 3 pages in length and informs the Chiefs that the Lieutenant Governor has considered their speech, especially the problem of unauthorized occupancy of their land by white people, and has determined that each family or single man receive 100 or 200 acres, with the remainder of the land be “surrendered to Government to be disposed of for the exclusive benefit of the Indians”. A note on the letter indicates “the reply after being corrected by Sir Charles Metcalf”.
    • Love poem addressed to Miss Mary Powell from John Macdonell

      Macdonell, John (1812?)
      A love poem addressed to Miss Mary Powell from John Macdonell, [1812?]. The letter is addressed at York, Upper Canada and consists of 1 page. The poem begins Adieu. Adieu and it is so | And must I from sweet Mary, go | Oh! Mary, say adieu once more…
    • Militia General Orders from the Adjutant General’s Office of Militia, Kingston, 18 August, 1815

      Bathurst, Earl (1815-08-18)
      Militia General Orders from the Adjutant General’s Office of Militia, Kingston, 18 August, 1815. Consists of 4 paragraphs of a letter from Earl Bathurst to Sir Gordon Drummond, published by Frederick Robinson. The letter expresses thanks to Drummond and his troops for “the great service which you have rendered to your country”. The last few lines read “By Command of His Excellency, N. Coffin, Adjutant Gen. of Militia.”
    • One envelope addressed to Mrs. Samuel P. Jarvis from her husband

      n.d.
      One envelope addressed to Mrs. Samuel P. Jarvis from her husband. The envelope is postmarked Kingston, date illegible. The reverse side has a seal of the Indian Office.
    • One envelope addressed to Mrs. Samuel P. Jarvis, Toronto, from her husband

      1842-12
      One envelope addressed to Mrs. Samuel P. Jarvis, Toronto, from her husband. The envelope is post-marked Kingston, Dec. 13 [1842]. The reverse side is postmarked Toronto, Dec. [14], 1842. The envelope has the seal of the Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs.
    • Samuel Smith, Esquire, Administrator of the Government of the Province of Upper Canada, to John McGill, Esquire, Receiver General

      Smith, Samuel (1818-06-05)
      “Samuel Smith, Esquire, Administrator of the Government of the Province of Upper Canada, to John McGill, Esquire, Receiver General of the said Province, you are hereby directed and required, out of such monies as are in, or shall come to your hands for defraying the Civil Expenditure of this Province, to pay or cause to be paid unto [Samuel Ridout, Esquire, as agent for and for the use of the Officers of the Land Granting Department]…the sum of [£269…being the amount …due to the said Officers on Patents for Land to U.E. Loyalists…]. Dated at York, 5 June 1818, and signed by Samuel P. Jarvis, secretary and Sam Smith, administrator. Also signed by Ridout and J. Baby (Inspector General).