• Memorial deed of surrender of 183 acres of land in the Township of Rama to the Crown by William Benjamin Robinson of St. Catharines

      1843-12-08
      Written memorial deed of surrender of 183 acres of land in the Township of Rama to the Crown by William Benjamin Robinson of St. Catharines, dated 8 December 1843, for a reserve for the Chippewa tribe of Indians.
    • Public Notice, 28 March 1844

      1844-03-28
      “The inspection and valuation of certain Lands on the North side of the Grand River, in the Gore and Niagara Districts, belonging to the Six Nations Indians, being now completed, in pursuance of an order in Council, dated 27th, November, 1840: the Public are hereby notified that the said Lands, with certain exceptions, are for Sale, under the following regulations, viz…” Followed by 10 paragraphs of text. The last few lines read “By Command of His Excellency the Governor General, Samuel P Jarvis, Chief Sup. Indian Affairs, Indian Office, Kingston, March 28, 1844”.
    • Two military land grants, Sir Peregrine Maitland to Samuel Peters Jarvis of Captain Heward’s Flank Company in the 3rd York Regiment of York

      Maitland, Sir Peregrine (1827)
      Two military land grants, Sir Peregrine Maitland to Samuel Peters Jarvis of Captain Heward’s Flank Company in the 3rd York Regiment of York. The first grant is for 200 acres of land in Ekfrid Township, County of Middlesex, London District, 29 November 1827. The second grant is the same, except for 300 acres of land. Both grants signed by Maitland as Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada; William Beverly Robinson, Attorney General; Stephen Heward, Auditor General of Land Patents (Jarvis’ Captain during the War of 1812); and Duncan Cameron, Secretary. Both grants have a hard seal of Upper Canada attached.
    • Upper Canada Sheriff’s Deed, 27 March 1833

      Jarvis, William Munson (1833-03-27)
      Upper Canada Sheriff’s Deed, dated 27 March 1833. The deed is for a sale of land at public auction in the Gore District, purchased by Thomas Clark of Stamford, Niagara. The deed is signed by William Munson Jarvis, Sheriff of the District of Gore.
    • Written Indenture and Deed of Surrender

      1841-11-02
      Written indenture between Henry Fry, his wife Eleanor, and John McMurrick (representing the Fry estate) in the first part and William Benjamin Robinson of St.Catharines in the District of Niagara of the second part for the sale of land to Robinson, 2 November 1841. Also a deed of surrender to the Crown by Robinson and his wife Eliza to Samuel Peters Jarvis, Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs, on behalf of the Queen, of the same land, Rama Township, for a reserve for the Chippewa tribe of Indians, 8 December 1843. The documents are handwritten on 2 sheets of vellum and joined at the bottom by four red seals.