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  • Envelope sent to Mr. Welland D. Woodruff at Thomas Cooks and Sons, Columbo, Indiana

    Envelope postmarked Indo-Ceylon, special flight X’mas 1936, Bombay, Jan. 1937 and Thomas Cook and Son, Jan. 2, 1937. The letter is addressed to Mr. Welland D. Woodruff at Thomas Cook and Son, Columbo, India. This is crossed out and sent on to Royal Trust Co. 3 St. James St., London, England. This is crossed out and finally sent to the Mayfair Hotel, London, England, 1936-1937.
  • Mailing Label to Mrs. P.C. Band from Rogers' Chocolates

    Mailing label to Mrs. P.C. Band of Toronto, Ont. from Rogers’ Chocolates of Victoria, British Columbia, n.d.
  • Postcard Addressed to Mr. H.K. Woodruff

    Postcard addressed to Mr. H.K. Woodruff of St. Catharines regarding monies received from the late Sheriff Woodruff. This is signed by Richard Clark, clerk, Jan. 11, 1887.
  • Postcard Addressed to Mr. Henry Woodruff

    Postcard addressed to Mr. Henry Woodruff of St. Davids regarding 33 bags placed to Mr. Woodruff’s credit. The postcard is signed by John May, Aug. 6, 1883.
  • Envelope Addressed to Noah Phelps, Lincoln Paper Mill Co.

    Envelope addressed to Noah Phelps, Lincoln Paper Mill Co. with no postmarks, Merritton [In about 1877 Noah Phelps, Samuel Woodruff, Partrick Joseph Larkin and John Conlon were involved in the founding of a paper mill with Sylvester Neelon], n.d.
  • Envelope Addressed to Miss Julia Woodruff

    Envelope addressed to Miss Julia Woodruff of St. Davids. Postmarks include: Suspension Bridge, N.Y., May 20, 1857; Clifton, May 20, 1857 and St. Davids, May 21, 1857.
  • Printed Blank Regarding the Insolvent Act of 1864 from James McWhirter to S.D. Woodruff

    McWhirter, James (1866-09-20)
    Printed blank regarding the Insolvent Act of 1864, this was sent to S. D. Woodruff in the matter of William Little, an insolvent. There was to be a meeting on the 10th day of October for public examination of the insolvent. The document was signed by James McWhirter, official assignee, Sept. 20, 1866.
  • Printed Blank from James McWhirter to S.D. Woodruff

    McWhirter, James (1866-09-20)
    Printed blank from James McWhirter of Woodstock, official assignee, addressed to S.D. Woodruff in regard to the Oct. 10th meeting regarding William Little, an insolvent. This document is slightly stained. This does not affect the text, Sept. 20, 1866.
  • Printed Blank Sent to Messrs. Woodruff

    Printed blank sent to Messrs. Woodruff and Woodruff from the Syracuse and Oswego Line Lake Boats saying that the tea and tobacco have been sent from New York to St. Catharines by schooner, Oct. 9, 1849.
  • Letter to the Editor of the Globe

    Letter Regarding the Burning of St. Davids (3 ½ handwritten pages) A letter to the editor of the Globe regarding the lack of historical knowledge displayed by the Globe’s correspondent regarding the descendants of those who fought at Queenston Heights and the burning of St. Davids in 1813 or 1814 [July 18, 1814]. The letter also mentions the “friendly Indians” who encamped in St. Davids. The letter is not signed nor dated. A transcript of the letter is enclosed, [The burning of St. Davids by the American troops on July 19, 1814 was an unjustifiable act. The officer who led the attack was court-martialed and dismissed from the service.] n.d.
  • Letter to David Therburn [Thorburn] from W. Woodruff

    Woodruff, W. (1840-07-29)
    Letter outlining the firsthand account of the Battle of Queenston Heights describing the day that General Brock was killed [a copy of this letter (taken from Mr. Thorburn’s files) has been published in the book The Story of Laura Secord and Canadian Reminiscences by Emma A. Currie and it is also printed in History of the Campaign upon the Niagara Frontier in the year 1812 by Lieutenant Colonel E. Cruikshank] (7 handwritten pages) written by W. Woodruff and addressed to David Therburn [Thorburn] of Queenston. There are 3 handwritten copies of this account. A transcript of this letter has been included in the file, July 29, 1840.
  • Letter - Thomas A. Woodruff to "Woodruff"

    Woodruff, Thomas A. (n.d.)
    Letter from Dr. Thomas A. Woodruff of New London Connecticut (2 pages). The salutation on the letter is Dear Woodruff. The letter states that the Lord Mayor of London during the reign of Queen Elizabeth was Sir Frederick Woodruff. His father was the sheriff of London before him. [In 1555 David Woodroffe/Woodruff became the High Sheriff of London. In 1573, his son Nicholas Woodroffe/Woodruff also became High Sheriff. In 1579, the same Nicholas Woodroffe/Woodruff was elected as Lord Mayor of London], n.d.
  • Letter to Isabel from D. Park

    Park, D. (n.d.)
    Letter to Isabel saying that she can use anything which is said to belong to D. Park, who will arrive “next Thursday” and will be pleased to meet her friends. It is signed by D. Park. The letter has a few small holes in it. This does not affect the text, n.d.
  • Letter - Jane Eliot Tait to James D. Tait

    Tait, Jane Eliot (n.d.)
    Letter written to “my dear” [James D. Tait] and it asks the recipient to tell Belle to give back the white tablecloth and napkins, bookcase, chafing dish and other items. The letter is signed “with love, your wife, Jane Eliot [Tait], n.d.
  • Letter to Belle

    Letter (4 pages) to Belle asking where Kate Eustice is. The writer claims that life has been a strain lately. Willie’s suffering seems to be the source of this. The reader is asked to tear up the note. The note is signed by Susie, n.d.
  • Letter from Alex Pettigrew to unknown

    Pettigrew, Alex (?-03-31)
    Letter from Alex Pettigrew asking someone [no indication of who the note is addressed to] to make the deeds out in his wife’s name which is Annie Florence Pettigrew, March 31, n.d.
  • Letter - John P. Weston Co., to S.D. Woodruff

    John P. Weston Co. (1901-11-15)
    A letter (printed) from the John P. Weston Co. of Rochester, New York to S.D. Woodruff regarding an Italian marble headstone with Julia Ann Woodruff raised at the top, Nov. 15, 1901.
  • Letter - President's Office of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to Welland D. Woodruff

    Letter from the President’s Office of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah. The letter is addressed to Welland D. Woodruff in response to his request regarding his ancestry. It is confirmed that the family descended through Matthew Woodruff who was the original proprietor of Farmingham Connecticut. The writer says that he has had interviews with several Woodruffs from Chicago and other places. The letter is signed by Wilford Woodruff [4th president of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints from 1889-1898], Dec. 7, 1887.
  • Letter - Crooks, Kingsmith & Cattanach to S.D. Woodruff

    Crooks, Kingsmith & Cattanach (1887-12-07)
    Letter (printed) to S.D. Woodruff from Crooks, Kingsmith and Cattanach regarding lot no. 10 in Willoughby. They are asking for an abstract of the title, July 6, 1883.
  • Letter to “all men” in a declaration by Samuel D. Woodruff

    Woodruff, Samuel D. (1883-07-01)
    Letter to “all men” in a declaration by Samuel D. Woodruff of St. Catharines that he received money from the Canada Southern Railway Line for Lot no.10 in Willoughby, July 1, 1883.

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