• Return of Prisoners Confined in the Niagara Gaol, Alexander Hamilton, Esquire, Sheriff

      1834
      Return of Prisoners Confined in the Niagara Gaol, Alexander Hamilton, Esquire, Sheriff [October 1 is crossed out and replaced with January], 1834. Most prisoners were committed on a writ of Capias [a writ issued by a court to bring the defendant, having failed to appear, to answer a civil action against him.]. There is a watermark: “WEBSTER 1831”, 1833-1834.