• 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.
    • List of Property Taken under Execution Blanks

      1830s
      Two List of Property Taken Under Execution blanks.
    • 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.
    • Report of the Board of Health for Queenston

      n.d.
      A report of the Board of Health for Queenston blank.
    • 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.
    • Upper Canada in the Court of Requests Summons (4)

      1820s1830s
      Four (different) Upper Canada in the Court of Requests summons. These forms are from the 1820s and 1830s. All are blank.
    • 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