Day Book : 1796-1798.

Call Number: HIL-MICL FC LFR .K5J6P3
Category: Family
Creator: Seymour, Benjamin.
Description: 1 microfilm textual records () ; 35 mm
            Benjamin Seymour was a merchant who resided in Kingston, Upper Canada, as early as 1791.   He and William Hunter were granted Lot 23, a water lot, in 1795.   In addition, Seymour received Lots 12 and one-half of Lot 13 in Loughborough Township, Midland District, in 1806.
            Benjamin Seymour's Day Book, August 24, 1796 - November 1798, is arranged chronologically and includes buyer's names, items sold, and prices for merchandise. It contains the names of many Loyalist settlers such as: Caniff, Van Alstine(Van Alstyne), Young, Sills, Trompeau, and Robins. The Day Book includes an extensive record of sales to Reuben Bedell of Aldolphustown, who appears to have been a traveling salesman.            
Originals: The original Day Book is held by Queen's University Archives.
Archival Ref. No.: Queen's A. ARCH 2254.
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Other With: The Benjamin Seymour Day Book is microfilmed at the end of reel 2 of the John Kirby Papers and is shelved in the Loyalist Collection at MIC-Loyalist FC LFR .K5J6P3.