• Appointment of Samuel Peters Jarvis by Sir Peregrine Maitland to the rank of Major in the Second Regiment of West York Militia

      1824-08-12
      Appointment of Samuel Peters Jarvis by Sir Peregrine Maitland, Knight Commander of the most Honorable Military Order of Bath, Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Upper Canada, and Major General Commanding His Majesty’s Forces, to the rank of Major in the Second Regiment of West York Militia, of which Regiment the Honorable John Henry Dunn is Colonel. Signed at York by Maitland and another government official (G. Hillier), 12 August 1824.
    • Appointment of Samuel Peters Jarvis to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Second Regiment of West York Militia

      1825-02-25
      Appointment of Samuel Peters Jarvis by Sir Peregrine Maitland, Knight Commander of the most Honorable Military Order of the Bath, Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Upper Canada, and Major General Commanding His Majesty’s Forces, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Second Regiment of West York Militia, of which Regiment the Honorable John Henry Dunn is Colonel. Signed at York by Maitland and another government official (G. Hillier), 25 February 1825.
    • Appointment of Samuel Peters Jarvis to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel of the Fifth Regiment of Gore Militia

      1831-12-31
      Appointment of Samuel Peters Jarvis by Sir John Colborne, Knight Commander of the most Honorable Military Order of the Bath, Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Upper Canada, and Major General Commanding His Majesty’s Forces, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel of the Fifth Regiment of Gore Militia. Signed at York by Colborne and another government official, 31 December 1831.
    • Appointment of William Jarvis to Ensign in the Third Regiment of York Militia

      Brock, James; Brock, Sir Isaac (1812-05-20)
      Appointment of William Jarvis, by Isaac Brock, Esquire, President, administering the Government of the Province of Upper Canada, and Major General Commanding His Majesty’s Forces therein, to Ensign in the Third Regiment of York Militia during pleasure and of which William Chewett, Esq. is Lieut. Colonel, dated at York 20 May 1812. Signed by James Brock and Isaac Brock.
    • “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).
    • 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.
    • Map - Copy from Mr. [David] Thompson’s Map of the Boundary line between Upper Canada and the United States

      Castle, H.I. (1838)
      Map backed on linen, prepared by J.G. Chewett, Surveyor’s General Office. The map is a “copy from Mr. [David] Thompson’s Map of the Boundary line between Upper Canada and the United States”, showing the action around Navy Island during the Rebellion of 1837 and the spot where the Caroline Steamer was cut out. Lithographed by H.I. Castle, 1838.
    • 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).
    • Small jewelry case

      1825
      Small jewelry case with the name A.H. Baldwin, numismatist, Duncannon St., Charing Cross, London, W.C. Within the box is a silver medallion which is 4 cm. in diameter. The medal is engraved “William Dummer Powell and Anne Murray, intermarried 3rd October 1775”. This is from the Jarvis Family. It is a Powell Marriage medal. Silver medals were given to family members and bronze medals were given to guests. The one gold medal was struck for Mrs. Powell. This medal is Mary Boyles Powell Jarvis’ medal. She was the daughter of William Dummer Powell and the wife of Samuel Peters Jarvis. The medal was purchased from the Jarvis Family. The other side is engraved “To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary, Upper Canada, 3rd October, 1825”
    • 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 statement of a medical board in pursuance of a garrison order dated 12 October, 1828

      1828-10-12
      Written statement of a medical board in pursuance of a garrison order dated 12 October, 1828, at Kingston “to examine and report upon a wound received by Lieut. William Munson Jarvis by the enemy at York in Upper Canada on 27 April 1813…The Board having met and minutely examined the above named Officer and find that the vision of the right eye is very naturally impaired from the injury received and not likely to be benefited by any treatment”. Signed by J.D. Miller, staff surgeon; John Winterscale, surgeon; and James Geddes, assistant staff surgeon.