Publisher: Province of Upper Canada
Date Published: 1804
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
17 x 15-1/4 inches, was folded now flat, some angular trimming on the left and more so on the bottom left side and two small holes in top portion of the document, otherwise good condition.
Signed & initialed by Peter Hunter, also signed by Peter Russell and William Jarvis. Dated 17 March, 1804 and signed 20 March, 1804
Land Grant to Joshua Bennett of the Township of Willoughby, the County of Lincoln in the district of Niagara Yeoman
in the Township of Willoughby in the County of Lincoln, in the district of Niagara. One Hundred acres Lot Number thirteen in the south concession of the said Township of Willoughby...
In the year 1817, the township contained nearly four hundred and fifty inhabitants, and land which was only worth one shilling per acre in 1787 had increased in value to twenty-five shillings per acre. quoted from Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Counties of Lincoln and Welland, Ont. Toronto: H.R. Page & Co., 1876. Bennett, Joshua , wheelwright, (from Niagara Settlers Land Records webpage);
On 17 Mar 1804 the Crown granted to Joshua Bennet a patent for all 100 acres in Lot 13 Concession 7 from the Niagara River, Willoughby Twp.
Unrecorded transaction: Joshua Bennett deeded to Benjamin Bowman all 100 acres in Lot 13 Concession 7 from the Niagara River, Willoughby Twp.
On 17 May 1812 the Crown granted to Joshua Bennett a patent for all 100 acres in Lot 10 Concession 6 from the Niagara River, Willoughby Twp.
On 20 Aug 1845 (Reg 1 May 1812) Joshua Bennett & Mary his wife sold to Jacob Miller 100 acres in Lot 10 Concession 6 from the Niagara River, Willoughby Twp. (A225 #4003)
HUNTER, Peter, (1746-1805), Lieutenant-General; Commander-in-Chief of the British Forces in Canada, 1799-1805; Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada, 1799-1805.
RUSSELL, Peter (1733-1808); President and Administrator of the Government of Upper Canada (1796-99). He was also a member of the Executive and Legislative Councils and held the post of Upper Canada's first Receiver-General of Upper Canada, 1792-1808.
JARVIS, William Provincial Secretary of Upper Canada (appointed by John Graves Simcoe) from 1791 and served until his death in 1817.
Good. Item #3109