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dc.contributor.authorCameron, Chantal
dc.descriptionAlexander Hamilton (1790-1839) was a businessman and office holder in Queenston, Ontario. He was the son of prominent Queenston businessman Robert Hamilton and was involved with the fur trade, served in the War of 1812, and kept peace and order during the Rebellion of 1837-38. Alexander had a lasting impact on the Queenston community and held many public offices including Surrogate Court Judge, Sheriff of Niagara District, and postmaster at Queenston. Desrivieres, Blackwood & Co. was founded in 1810 by Francois Desrivieres, Thomas Blackwood, and Peter Harkness. The firm was involved in the fur trade.en_US
dc.description.abstractA letter to Messrs. Hamilton & Cummings, Queenston, U.C. from Desrivieres, Blackwood & Co. The letter is one page and is dated at Montreal, February 11, 1820. The letter concerns the account of Messrs. Berthelot & Rolette. The writer apologizes for not writing sooner but waited to see Mr. Berthelot who had been out of town for some time. He adds that there are some inaccuracies in the account and “we annex a note of the whole and have carried the balance, being £87.12.5 Quebec Currency, to the credit of your Mr. Hamilton”. A second page contains a detailed statement of the account in both New York and Quebec currency.en_US
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dc.subjectAlexander Hamiltonen_US
dc.subjectHamilton & Cummingsen_US
dc.subjectDesrivieres, Blackwood & Co.en_US
dc.titleLetter to Messrs. Hamilton & Cummings, Queenston, from Desrivieres, Blackwood & Co., February 11, 1820en_US

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