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Finding Aid - Thomas Burgess family fonds (PF14)

Thomas Burgess family fonds

1836-1860
 
1 cm of textual records

 
Biographical Sketch
Thomas Burgess (fl. 1836-1853) was a Toronto tailor, merchant, and participant in the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837.
 
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records created and maintained by Thomas Burgess and members of his family primarily pertaining to the sale and/or transfer of land in Toronto and surrounding areas. These records include indentures of mortage and sale, as well as a letter and a St. George's Society of Toronto membership certificate.
 
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PF14-1 Deeds and other material

1836-1860
1 cm of textual records

Scope and Content
Series consists of a 1836 bargain and sale indenture for a parcel of land purchased by Thomas Burgess in the Township of Medonte, County of Simcoe; a 1841 letter to Thomas Burgess from his brother; a 1846 mortgage of land sold by Thomas Burgess to Thomas Baines; a 1853 mortgage for land sold by Thomas Burgess to Rowland Burr; a 1852 deed in fee for land willed to Mark and Mary Jane Burgess; a St. George's Society of Toronto membership certificate for William R. Burgess; and a 1837 deed of land sale between the Canada Company and John Metcalfe for a lot in the Township of Toronto.
 
Reference code / Title / Date
984044-1-1 Bargain and sale indenture. -- 20 Dec. 1836
984044-1-2 Deed of land sale. -- 22 Mar. 1837
984044-1-3 Letter to T. Burgess. -- 19 July 1841
984044-1-4 Indenture of mortgage: Thomas Burgess to Thomas Baines. -- 1 May 1846
984044-1-5 Deed in fee. -- 1 Oct. 1852
984044-1-6 Mortgage: Thomas Burgess to Rowland Burr. -- 25 Jan. 1853
984044-1-7 St. George's Society of Toronto membership certificate. -- 20 July 1860
 
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