• Courier's Oath

      Stayner, T.A. (1835-12-09)
      A Courier's Oath broadside which was issued by T.A. Stayner, Deputy Postmaster General, British North America. It was sent from the General Post Office at Quebec to Thomas Kennedy. It is signed by Thomas Kennedy and Alexander Hamilton, Postmaster for Niagara. The document states that Kennedy is to convey His Majesty's Mails of letters between St. Catharines and Niagara. The coat of arms of British North America is at the top of the page. It is signed by Thomas Kennedy and Alexander Hamilton, December 9, 1835.
    • Instructions to a Deputy Post Master in Canada Upon His Appointment

      Stayner, T.A. (n.d.)
      Instructions to a Deputy Post Master in Canada Upon His Appointment. "Queenston" is written in as the place of employment. The booklet is loosely sewn together. Additional instructions are pasted after the third leaf and on the inside of the back wrapper. This copy is signed and annotated by T. A. Stayner who was the Deputy Postmaster General of British North America. The paper belonged to Alexander Hamilton "A. Hamilton Esq." is handwritten in the upper right corner.