Fonds F 1248

William Johnson fonds

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William Johnson fonds
Dates of Creation
[Microfilmed 1957] (originally created 1832-1850)
Physical Description

1 reel of microfilm (textual records)

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of a microfilm copy of a hand printed copy of the diary of Captain William Johnson, compiled by Mrs. J. Grant Thompson, a great- granddaughter of Johnson. The diary entries relate to: the weather; the health of various family members; daily farm activities, such as hoeing, ploughing, planting, chopping wood, and hiring farm help; local travel; local settlement; expenditures; the Rebellion of 1837, the founding of a Sunday School; and the formation of an agricultural society.

Copy of diary also contains some biographical information regarding Johnson, as well as Mrs. J. Grant Thompsonís notes relating to the diary.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Captain William Johnson (1784-1851) was a sailor in the British Navy, and a farmer on Lot 6, Concession 7 of Georgina Township, Ontario.

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Johnson, William, 1784-1851

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission from the copyright holder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was loaned to the Archives of Ontario in 1957 for microfilming purposes by Mrs. J. Grant Thompson of Nestleton, Ontario.
Availability of Other Formats

Records are available on microfilm only.

Title based on content of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Number: 1976.

Finding Aid
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