Name: Van Volkenburgh, Adam B.
Bundle: V Leases 1800-1819
Reference: RG 1 L 3
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To His Excellency Sir Peregrine Maitland, K.C.B. Lieut. Governor of the Province of Upper Canada & Major General Commanding his Majesty's Forces therein, etc. etc. etc.
The Petition of Adam B. Van Valkenburgh of Ernesttown mason
That your Petitioner was born in the United States has lived in this Province 15 Years and has a Wife and three Children. That being desirous? to settle on the reserved? Lot No. 6 in the 6 Concession of the Western Addition of the Township of Kingston, he respectfully names John Lake Senior of Ernest town Yeoman as the Surety and humbly prays that Your Excellency will be pleased to grant him a lease of said Lot.
And Petitioner shall ever Pray,
[signed] Adam B. Van Valkenburgh
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Adam Van Volkenburgh
Recd. 18 Aug 1819
Referred to the Surveyor General to Report
Lot No. 6 in the 6th Concession of Kingston Western Addition
is reserved for the Clergy. Timber? not known. I do not find the the Petitioner has received a Lease from reserved lot.
[signed] Thos. Rideout
Su. Genl Office
17 August 1819
This Petition withdrawn at the advice? of the Pett? Kino? agent A. ??. Petitioner preparing to petition for another lot. See his petition for Lot 7 of same Conc.