• Deed from Alexander Hamilton Esquire to Edward Powell Esquire of Stamford

      McLeod, Alexander (1842)
      Deed from Alexander Hamilton Esquire to Edward Powell Esquire of Stamford. This is a writ of Fieri Facias [writ of execution directing a sheriff to take goods or property of someone against whom a judgement has been rendered]. Alexander McLeod of Stamford, is the Deputy Sheriff in the suit of the President, Directors and Company of the Commercial Bank of the Midland District against Cadwallader G. Pelton in the district of Niagara for 68 pounds 4 s. 3 farthings. Hamilton is mentioned in the original writ, but he died before carrying this out. There is a red seal on the lower right hand corner. The document is signed by Alexander McLeod, Deputy and witnessed by G.R. Shears and John McLaren, 1842.
    • Regulations for the Surrogate Court of the District of Niagara

      Hamilton, Alexander (1824-07-21)
      Regulations for the surrogate court of the District of Niagara. This is written text stating the terms of the settings of the court. It is signed by Alexander Hamilton who is the surrogate court judge. Intermediate office fees and fees are listed.
    • A Writ of Execution Issued by William Kingsmill, Sheriff of Niagara Regarding the Estate of Alexander Hamilton

      Kingsmill, William (1841)
      A writ of execution issued by William Kingsmill, Sheriff of Niagara regarding the estate of Alexander Hamilton. Hannah A. Hamilton is the executrix. It contains the matter of David Thorburn who was a merchant, warden and Justice of the Peace for the Niagara District. He was also a political figure in Upper Canada. He sued the estate for damages of 1203 pounds and 12 s. ½. The writ also refers to Joseph Hamilton and lands on the Grand River in the Township of Moulton in Haldimand. There is a red seal on the bottom right hand corner. It is signed by W. Kingsmill, Sheriff. The signatures of the witnesses are A. Gilkinson and David Thorburn. 1841