Letter of Elias Jones to the Honourable D.W. Smith 1797                                                                                                      Township of Hamilton                                                                                                      June 3d, 1797

Dear Sir:     I take the Liberty to inform you that we have thirty_seven actual settlers in the Township of Hamilton and a number more in the Township that have taken lots, but not got on yet to work.        Expect to be at York in a few days and shall return the letters, Names and Number of Lots they improve.                         

 I am Sir, your most obt. Servant,                                         Elias Jones, Jr. (One of the proprietor agents)         

From:  Early Cobourg, by Percy Climo, Published by Percy Climo    

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