Fonds F 536

Joel Stone family fonds

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Joel Stone family fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

12 centimetres of textual records

2 reels of microfilm (textual records)

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by Joel Stone. Records cover Joel Stone’s activities related to his business affairs and family matters. Records also relate to his settlement in Gananoque and to his various roles such as Justice of the Peace; Colonel in the 2nd Regiment of the Leeds Militia; Surveyor of Highways and Roads; and Commissioner. Records include correspondence; legal documents; reports; receipts; and militia returns and orders.

Fonds also include records created and accumulated by Joel Stone’s relatives. Records include genealogical information, printed materials, transcriptions and clippings.

Subjects include the legal rights of Loyalists in the United States during and after the American Revolution; economic conditions in the late 18th century; politics; the War of 1812; and the Alien Act of 1814.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Joel Stone (1749-1833) was a Loyalist and a founder of Gananoque, Ontario in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century.

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Stone, Joel, 1749-1833

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Records are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials in this fonds were loaned to the Archives of Ontario for copying in 1918 by Judge H. Macdonald of Brockville, Ontario. Additional materials were acquired by the Archives in 1935 from Father C.M. Serson of Bracebridge, Ontario. Additional materials were also purchased by the Archives in 1935 from the Old Authors Shop, through J.M. Murray of the Ontario Historical Society. Further materials were purchased by the Archives in 1938 from the American Library Service in New York, New York, United States. Further materials were purchased by the Archives at an unknown date from Chicago Book and Art Auctions, Inc.
Availability of Other Formats

Records in this fonds are available on microfilm.

Title based on content of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Number: 574.MU 2892.MS 519.

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