• Claim in the Matter of the Estate of Hamilton K. Woodruff

      n.d.
      Claim (6 typed pages) by Julia C. Woodruff and Margaret W. Band in the matter of the estate of Hamilton K. Woodruff regarding bills paid by Mrs. Woodruff prior to her husband's death.
    • Estate of S.D. Woodruff in Account with H.H. Collier

      Collier, H.H. (1906-1907)
      The estate of S.D. Woodruff in account with H.H. Collier. This contains 1 1/2 printed pages listing expenses to be paid to Johnson Clench for copy of depositions, 1906-1907.
    • Expenditure List

      1886-87
      Expenditure list (7 pages, handwritten) divided into house expenditure, office expenditure, funeral expenditure, farm expenditure, amount paid to Maggie Marston and amount paid to Amy Miller [it is not clear whose estate this is], 1886-1887.
    • Indenture between Alfred Sanderson Woodruff and the United States Trust Company of New York

      1894-01-12
      Indenture between Alfred Sanderson Woodruff and the United States Trust Company of New York. The proceeds would be paid to his estate for his successors. January 12, 1894.
    • Indenture between Hamilton Killaly Woodruff and the United States Trust Company of New York

      1898-12-27
      Indenture between Hamilton Killaly Woodruff and the United States Trust Company of New York. The proceeds would be paid to his successors. (This is a handwritten copy)
    • Indenture between Hamilton Killaly Woodruff and the United States Trust Company of New York (3rd Trust Deed)

      1899-06-20
      Indenture between Hamilton Killaly Woodruff and the United States Trust Company of New York. This is listed as the 3rd trust deed. The proceeds would be paid to successors (2 copies). Most of the first page of copy no. 2 is torn away which does affect the text. These 2 documents are in an envelope marked "vouchers", June 20, 1899.
    • Indenture of Release between Richard Miller and others

      1858-09-07
      Indenture of release by executors between Richard Miller, John L. Ranney and Richard Woodruff, all of St. Catharines and Joseph A. Woodruff of Clifton, all executors of the will of Samuel Zimmerman of the first part and The Great Western Railway Company of the second part. Parties of the second part have exonerated parties of the first part to undertake and complete the Sarnia branch of the railway. Also, parties of the first part believe they are entitled to compensation as the death of Zimmerman was caused while travelling on one of the carriages belonging to said company. A sum of $150,000 was agreed upon to be paid to the executors by the Great Western Railway Company, September 7, 1858.
    • Indenture of Release of All Existing Contracts and Agreements with Woodstock and Lake Erie Railway Co.

      1858-02-10
      Indenture of release stating that all existing contracts and agreements made by the Woodstock and Lake Erie Railway Co. are cancelled. This release was between the executors of Samuel Zimmerman's will and the Woodstock and Lake Erie Railway Co. February 10, 1858.
    • Indenture of Release to Woodstock and Lake Erie Railway from Executors of Samuel Zimmerman

      1858-02-10
      Indenture of release regarding a loan of 12, 500 pounds which Samuel Zimmerman (deceased) is said to have lent and advanced to the Woodstock and Lake Erie Railway and Harbour Company. This is put forward by the executors who include: Joseph A. Woodruff, Richard Woodruff, John L. Ranney and Richard Miller. This document releases and exonerates the Railway Company from any debts to the executors. [The outside of the document says 1857, but the actual date is Feb. 10, 1858].
    • Inventory of Jane C. Woodruff Estate

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      An inventory of the Jane C. Woodruff estate (5 pages, handwritten). This is a copy. The last page is torn in half. n.d.
    • Last Will and Testament - Jane Caroline Woodruff (1903)

      Woodruff, Jane Caroline (1903-12-31)
      Last Will and Testament of Jane Caroline Woodruff in which she lists personal items to be left to her children, grandchildren, and nieces. [This appears to be a rough copy], December 31, 1903.
    • Letter Regarding William Woodruff Estate

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      Letter regarding William Woodruff's estate. This consists of one typed page. It is not made out to anyone, nor is it signed by anyone. The intended recipients are: S.D. Woodruff, H.K. Woodruff, Messrs. A. Woodruff and H. Yale, William Woodruff M.D., Henry Woodruff and Mrs. Helena A. Boomer. The letter is slightly torn and fragile.
    • Letter to Messrs. Stuart, Eliot and Williams of St. Louis

      Collier & Burson (1905-02-17)
      Letter to Messrs. Stuart, Eliot and Williams of St. Louis, Mo. (1 page, printed) regarding the probate of Samuel DeVeaux’s will. This letter is unsigned, Feb. 17, 1905.
    • List of Trust Deeds signed by S.D. Woodruff, 1899

      1899-06-20
      List of trust deeds (one page handwritten) and request to the sons of Samuel D. Woodruff to grant and allow on 2nd and 3rd trusts the amounts as allowed to Mr. Woodruff and his wife Jane. This is signed by S.D. Woodruff, June 20, 1899.
    • Opinion Regarding the Estate of S.D. Woodruff

      Dewart, Young & Maw. (1905-02-07)
      An opinion regarding the estate of S.D. Woodruff. This is in regard to the liability of the estate to pay succession duties in Ontario upon certain American bonds and securities in the City of New York. This is a 6 page printed document prepared by Dewart, Young and Maw - February 7, 1905.
    • Statement signed by Hume Blake who has read the will of Joseph Clement and the will of Mary M. Clement

      1845-05-09
      Statement signed by Hume Blake of Toronto (2 ½ pages) who has read the will of Joseph Clement dated May 14, 1810 and has also read the will of Mary M. Clement dated Sept. 10, 1842. He states that the devise to James D. Clement and Joseph Clement is void. “The executor therefore take the personal estate … and the lands devised to James and Joseph Clement descend unencumbered to the heir of the testator Joseph Clement.” This document is slightly burned on the edges but text is not affected. The outer page says “Mr. Hume Blake for Brock Woodruff, May 9, 1845.
    • Two Lists Willed Items

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      Two lists (4 pages, handwritten) listing items which were willed to Carrie, Willie, Belle, Phil, Aurora and Samuel [it is not clear who has made up these lists], n.d.