• Certificate from the Accounts Branch of Crown Lands, Ontario

      Johnson, Thomas H. (1881-05-23)
      Certificate from the Accounts Branch of Crown Lands, Ontario in receipt of $72 for renewal of license made out to S.D. Woodruff and signed by Thomas H. Johnson, Assistant Commissioner, May 23, 1881.
    • Declaration from John Brown, culler who states that there are 1167 pieces which equal 75704 cubic feet of timber to be culled

      1878-04-09
      Declaration from John Brown, culler who states that there are 1167 pieces which equal 75704 cubic feet of timber to be culled, April 9, 1878.
    • Indenture of memorandum of an agreement between S.D. Woodruff and James L. Burton and M. Burton

      1877-07-11
      Indenture of memorandum of an agreement between S.D. Woodruff of St. Catharines and James L. Burton and M. Burton, both of Barrie, trading under the name of Burton and Bro. that Burton and Bro. would buy all the pine timber located in berths 192 and 198. Burton and Bro. agrees to have all timber cut. The agreement is signed by S.D. Woodruff and Burton and Bro. This document is badly burned along the left hand side. This does not affect the text, July 11, 1877.
    • Letter to Mr. John F. Day [from S.D. Woodruff]

      1878-04-25
      Letter (1 page, double sided) to Mr. John F. Day [from S.D. Woodruff] in which he asks Mr. Day to examine the land and make an account of the no. of pine trees, if any that are suitable for making 16 inch broad pine, Apr. 25, 1878.
    • Letter - Thomas H. Johnson to Samuel D. Woodruff

      1872-10-16
      Letter from Thomas H. Johnson, Assistant Commissioner of the Department of Crown Lands to Samuel D. Woodruff acknowledging receipt of payment for lumber lands no. 192 and 198, Oct. 16, 1872.
    • Letter to Burton and Bro. which is unsigned from St. Catharines [from S.D. Woodruff]

      1878-04-08
      Letter (1 double sided page) to Burton and Bro. which is unsigned from St. Catharines [from S.D. Woodruff] stating that he will be in Barrie. There is a discussion about the limits and the timber being cut, Apr. 8, 1878.
    • Letter to F.B. Day [from S.D. Woodruff]

      1878-11-05
      Letter to F.B. Day (3 pages, unsigned) [from S.D. Woodruff] in which he says he is enclosing the $36.00 owed to him, Nov. 5, 1878.
    • Letter to F.W. Gilchrist of Alpena, Michigan from S.D. Woodruff

      Woodruff, S.D. (1881-02-11)
      Letter to F.W. Gilchrist of Alpena, Michigan from S.D. Woodruff (1 page, double sided) in which he says he will sell berth 192 in south Lake Huron for $2,500. He would expect ½ in cash and the balance in 1 year with interest of 7%. He explains that he has also had another enquiry regarding the land, Feb. 11, 1881.
    • Letter to John F. Day from [S.D. Woodruff]

      1880-07-09
      Letter (1 ½ handwritten pages) to John F. Day from [S.D. Woodruff] in regard to Mr. Woodruff’s sale of timber in berths 192 and 198. He asks Mr. Day to see if the wood is still uncut, July 9, 1880.
    • Letter to John F. Day from S.D. Woodruff

      Woodruff, S.D. (1880-08-23)
      Letter to John F. Day from S.D. Woodruff in which he states that he would not think of having Burton perform a service for him again, Aug. 23, 1880.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Burton and Bro.

      Burton and Bro. (1878-04-02)
      Letter (1 ½ pages) to S.D. Woodruff from Burton and Bro. saying that the best time to see the trees that are suitable for timber is spring. They say that they will send a statement as soon as they receive the specifications, Apr. 2, 1878.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Burton and Bro.

      Burton and Bro. (1877-11-01)
      Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Burton and Bro. noting that they will make alterations in the culler’s declaration, Nov. 1, 1877.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Burton and Bro.

      Burton and Bro. (1878-04-18)
      Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Burton and Bro. stating that they should be ready to go by May 1st and will make an affidavit of measurement, Apr. 18, 1878.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from F. B. Day

      Day, F.B. (1878-05-14)
      Letter (1 ½ handwritten pages) to S.D. Woodruff from F. B. Day stating that spent 12 days inspecting berths 192 and 198. He has found 28 trees left behind. 6 of these are doubtful and 4 are Norway Pines. He states that the spirit of Mr. Woodruff’s argument has been carried out, May 14, 1878.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from F.B. Day

      Day, F.B. (1878-05-31)
      Letter to S.D. Woodruff from F.B. Day acknowledging receipt of the $36.00 and reporting on the lumber that is still standing in berths 192 and 198, May 31, 1878.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from F.W. Gilchrist

      Gilchrist, F.W. (1881-02-21)
      Letter to S.D. Woodruff from F.W. Gilchrist in which he says that he would like to look over the property in the spring. If the timber proves satisfactory he will take it and pay cash for it. He asks if Mr. Woodruff knows anything about the streams, Feb. 21, 1881.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from J.J.B. at the National Hotel in East Saginaw, Michigan

      J.J.B. (1880-01-20)
      Letter to S.D. Woodruff from J.J.B. at the National Hotel in East Saginaw, Michigan. The writer informs Mr. Woodruff that there is about 26,000 of first class board pine which was cut. Mr. Woodruff did not give a receipt to Barton and Bro., Jan. 20, 1880.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from J.J.B. in Saginaw, Michigan.

      J.J.B. (1880-01-23)
      Letter (1 handwritten, double sided page) to S.D. Woodruff from J.J.B. in Saginaw, Michigan. J.J.B. says that he doesn’t want any money for his information. He explains where the pine is, and encloses a crudely drawn map. He says the Mr. Woodruff can correspond with him, but to please keep this a secret, Jan. 23, 1880.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from John F. Day

      Day, John F. (1880-07-15)
      Letter to S.D. Woodruff from John F. Day stating that his son will not be home until Saturday evening but he will lay his favour before him and reply by the first mail. This is accompanied by an envelope postmarked Bruce Mines, July 15, 1880.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from John F. Day

      Day, John F. (1880-07-20)
      Letter to S.D. Woodruff from John F. Day saying that his son will be done his work in the first week of September if he can be of any service to you in further examination of your limits, July 20, 1880.