Books

Title Author Year Description
1812; the war, and its moral : a Canadian chronicle

1864

History of the War of 1812 from Canadian perspective.

A Century of Achievement

1899

EHS Founder James Coyne's reflections on the 19th Century.

A Chronology of American railroads : including mileage by states and by years

1957

Statistical chronology of railroad development in North America

A critical review of the recent trainmen's strike on the G.T.R.

1910

A descriptive and statistical account of Canada: Showing its great adaptation for British emigration; preceded by an account of a tour through portions of the West Indies and the United States

1841

Contains information on Elgin County towns and villages in 1841

A farmer's three years' experience in merchandise

1891

A guide to farming and business in Canada 1891

A history of the political and military events of the late war between the United States and Great Britain

1825

A history of the War of 1812

Additional rules and order for the division courts in Ontario

1879

A look at law in Ontario in 1879

Address to the Bond and Stockholders: Grand Trunk Railway

1869

Full Title, Address to the bond and stockholders: with introduction and appendix, including the celebrated pamphlet, "A few reasons why the Grand Trunk Railway does not pay", and a letter to Thomas Baring, Esq., M.P.

Agreement between the Pullman Company and the Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada

1916

Full Title Agreement between the Pullman Company and the Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada: dated June 7, 1916, effective July 1, 1916, expires July 1, 1936 (1916)

Almafilian 1955

1955

An exposition of the causes and character of the war between the United States and Great-Britain

1815

History of the War of 1812
 

An impartial and correct history of the war between the United States of America, and Great Britain

1816

Full Title, An impartial and correct history of the war between the United States of America, and Great Britain; declared by a law of Congress, June 18, 1812, and concluded by a ratification and exchange of a treaty of peace, at the city of Washington, Feb.

Annual picnic & games of the employees of E. Leonard and Sons, London: at Port Stanley, August 2nd, 1884

1884

The annual picnic at Port Stanley of the E. Leonard and Sons firm of London

Annual report of the directors of the Wabash Railroad Co., for the fiscal year ending 1899-1906

1899

Annual Report of the Directors of the Wabash Railroad Co., for the Fiscal year ending 1909

1909

Annual report of the London and Port Stanley Railway Company

1857

Full Title, Annual report of the London and Port Stanley Railway Company: submitted to the stockholders at the general meeting at London, on September 2nd, 1857

Arguments for and against limitation of length of freight trains

1916

Autobiography of Jumbo's Keeper and Jumbo's Biography

1885

Autobiography of Jumbo the Elephant's keeper Mattew Scott as well as a biography of Jumbo himself.

Banquet under the auspices of the Elgin Historical Society and Scientific Institute

1903

Full Title, Banquet under the auspices of the Elgin Historical Society and Scientific Institute: in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the Talbot Settlement: Grand Central Hotel, St. Thomas, 21st May 1903

Bee-keepers' supplies and instructions to beginners in bee-culture

1900

A guide for new beekeepers produced by the R.H. Smith firm of St. Thomas

Biographical sketches of some of the residents of Elgin County

1885

Contains information and geneological data on some of the residents of Elgin County

Brock, the hero of Upper Canada

1912

A history of Issac Brock, British General during the War of 1812

By-laws of St. Mark's Lodge, No. 94 of Free and Accepted Masons, Pt. Stanley, May, 1863

1864

By-laws of the St. Thomas Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons, No. 44 G. R.C.

1871

Canada Southern Railway Solicitors Office March 10, 1884

1884

At head of title: Canada Southern Railway Company, Solicitor's Office.

Dated: St. Thomas, Ont., 10th March, 1884.

Canadian Franchise and Election Laws

1886

A manual for the use of revising officers, municipal officers, candidates, agents and electors

Car Builders' Cyclopedia of American Practice

1903

Definitions and typical illustrations of railroads and industrial cars, their parts and equipment; cars built in America for export to foreign countries; descriptions and illustrations of shops and equipment employed in the construction and repair of cars."

Circular: to [the warden of Elgin County] the Council of these United Counties, entertaining the opinion that injustice has been done to Upper Canada

1865

Collection of the Official Accounts, In Detail, of all the Battles of the War of 1812

1817

Full title, Collection of the official accounts, in detail, of all the battles fought by sea and land, between the navy and army of the United States and the navy and army of Great Britain, during the years 1812, 13, 14, & 15.

Colonel Mahlon Burwell, land surveyor

1899

A history of Colonel Mahlon Burwell concentrating on his work as a surveyor, as read before the Canadian Institute April 22 1899

Colonel Talbot Notice

1832

In regards to the meeting held by some of the settlers on St.Georges Day at the Kings Arms Hotel in St. Thomas on April 23rd 1832. The meetings is considered one of the preludes to the Upper Canada Rebellions in 1837.

Constitution and by-laws of the Ontario Historical Society

1898

Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Archives of Ontario, Toronto.

Copy correspondence, April-June 1876, between the Great Western Railway of Canada and the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada

1876

Full title, Copy correspondence, April-June 1876, between the Great Western Railway of Canada and the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada: regarding an offer by the first named company to lease all the Grand Trunk lines west of Toronto, including the Detroit and

County of Elgin - southern area : regional pollution control study

1967

Credit Valley Railway (Timetable)

1883

Debate on the points of difference in faith and practice between the two religious bodies known as the Disciples of Christ and the regular Baptists

1875

Full title, Debate on the points of difference in faith and practice between the two religious bodies known as the Disciples of Christ and the regular Baptists: embracing the subject of Calvinism and the design of baptism, held in the village of Springfield

Deed and agreement between London & Pt. Stanley Ry. Co. & Grand Trunk Ry. Co.

1895

Deed for effecting the union of the Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada and the Great Western Railway Company of Canada: dated 25th May, 1882

1882

Doctor Charles Duncombe's report upon the subject of education

1836

Made to the Parliament of Upper Canada, 25th February 1836, through the commissioners Doctors Morrison and Bruce, appointed by a resolution of the House of Assembly in 1835 to obtain information upon the subject of education, &c.

Documents Relating to the Talbot Settlement

1836

Documents by Colonel Thomas Talbot relating to the Talbot Settlement

East Elgin Reform Association: the Hon. Edward Blake will address the electors of the County of Elgin

1882

A notice from the East Elgin Reform Association on the future visit and address of the Hon.Edward Blake at the local skating rink in St. Thomas on June 5th 1882

East Elgin Reform Association: you are respectfully requested to attend a special meeting

1882

Invitation for a special meeting of the East Elgin Reform Association

Edward Ermatinger's York Factory Express Journal

1912

Full title, Edward Ermatinger's York Factory Express Journal : being a record of journeys made between Fort Vancouver and Hudson Bay in the years 1827-1828. With introduction by Judge C.O Ermatinger and James White F.R.S.C. Presented by J.H. Coyne L.L.D.

Effect of recent wage advances upon railway employees' compensation during the year ending June 30, 1911

1912

Full title, Effect of recent wage advances upon railway employees' compensation during the year ending June 30, 1911; variations in the number of railway employees, 1909-1910-1911; relation of the number of enployees and their compensation to traffic and re

Elgin County Clerks Office Report 1874

1874

Description "Moved by George Suffel, seconded by Mr.

Elgin Toll Gates

1853

Description on poster: Sealed tenders will be received by the undersigned, at his office, until noon on Thursday, 29th instant, for the leasing of the tolls receivable at the undermentioned gates on the Port Stanley Road

Emigration to Canada, the province of Ontario: its soil, climate, resources, institutions, free land grants, etc

1869

For the information of intending emigrants. Issued by authority of the government of Ontario

Exploration of the Great Lakes 1669-1670

1903

Ontario Historical Society publication "Papers and Records" on the exploration of the Great Lakes region by French exploreres Dollier De Cason and De Brehant De Galiee. Text translated and edited by James Coyne.

Fighting Germany's Spies

1918

Includes information on a German spy rings plot to bomb the stock yards in St. Thomas during World War I

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