• A Broadside for Fair or Mart in St. Catharines

      1836-04-15
      A broadside which was printed at the Telegraph Office opposite the British Hotel by Webb, Printer. The notice was given that a fair or mart would be held at St. Catharines on Thursday, May 25th between 9 in the forenoon and sunset, pursuant to His Majesty’s letters patent of July 8, 1836. Alexander Hamilton is listed as the steward. The broadside is dated at Niagara, April 15, 1836. There is an annotation on the opposite side of the broadside regarding the date of the fair, which has bled through.
    • Letters of Patent to Establish a Fair or Market in St. Catharines

      Head, Sir Francis Bond; Jameson, Robert S.; Cameron, D. (1836-07-08)
      Letters patent to establish a fair or market in St. Catharines which give Alexander Hamilton the authority as the Sheriff to collect the tolls. The Royal Coat of Arms is in the upper left hand corner of the first page and the document is signed by Sir Francis Bond Head, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada; Robert S. Jameson, attorney general and D. Cameron, secretary.