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Ledger of Thomas Burrowes, Justice of the Peace

  • F2988
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  • 1841-1865

Item is a handwritten ledger reflecting the work of Thomas Burrowes Justice of the Peace at Kingston Mills, Township of Kingston, Frontenac County. The ledger contains Memoranda of Fees and Charges, Return of Convictions and printed Schedules of Summary Convictions. The ledger documents the nature of the case, offense committed, dates, names of all parties such as prosecutor, witness(es), defendants, and Constables involved. It also notes fees levied and paid. There are a few loose receipts pinned onto one of the blank pages towards the back of the ledger. Of particular note is a hand drawn map of Pittsburgh Township, from Opinicon to Kingston along the Rideau Canal, dated May 4, 1841.

Burrowes, Thomas