Name: Deris/Van Valkenburgh, Louis   (Deris is actually Davis)
Place: Thorold
Year: 1813
Volume: 514A
Bundle: V 10
Petition: 17
Microfilm: C-2947
Reference: RG 1 L 3

scan.2942-2944

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2942

To His Honour Roger Hale Sheaffe, Esq. President Administering the Government of the Province of Upper Canada, Major Genl. Commanding the Forces in said Province etc. etc. etc.

In Council

The petition of Louis Van Valkenburg of Thorold

Humbly Sheweth

That your petitioner is the daughter of Thadeus Davis Senr. of the Township of Thorold in the District of Niagara Province of Upper Canada, an enrolled U.E. Loyalist. Is married to Cornelius Van Valkenburg of Thorold aforesaid. Your petitioner has never had any land or order for land from the Crown. Therefore Humbly prays that two hundred acres of the waste land of the Crown may be granted her. And that Thadeus Davis Jnr. may be permitted to be her agent to locate the same and take out the deed when completed.

And your petitioner will ever pray.

Louis van valkenburgh

District of Niagara, Province of Upper Canada

Louis Van Valkenburg the above named petitioner maketh oath and saith that she is the person she describes herself to be in the above petition, is married, and has never had any land or order for land from the Crown.

Louis van valkenburgh

Sworn before me in Thorold
the 27th February 1813

Crowell Willson, J.P.

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2943

District of Niagara, Province of Upper Canada

I do certify that the within named Petitioner Louis Van Valkenburg is the person she describes herself to be in said petition and has never had any lands or order for lands from the Crown and that said petitioner signed said petition in my [presence]

From under my hand in Thorold this twenty seventh day of February 1812.

Crowell Willson, J.P.

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2944

Petition of Louis Van Valkenburgh praying for land as daur. of Thadeus Davis Sen. UE.

Received 8th March 1813

It does not appear that petitioner has received any land by order in council.

J. Mak

8 March 1813

Referred to the Executive Council

DUE

Read in Council 27th of March 1812

The petitioner recommended for a grant of two hundred acres ordered as the daur. of a UE Loyalist.

Thos. Scott
Chairman
Appd.
R. H. Sheaffe, President

Warrant S. 112 issued 6th April 1813.