Fonds F 1248
1 reel of microfilm (textual records)
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.
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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Title based on content of fonds.
Accession Number: 1976.
To view records, use self serve microfilm reel MS 18.
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