An Upper Canada Land Petition:
"That your petitioner has a family and has been thirty years in this Province and his Father died in His Majesties service."
"That your Petitioner was granted under a Land Board Certificate 200 acres of land, being the front, or northerly, part of Lot No. 5 in the River Thames in the said Township of Howard, County of Suffolk, upon which he has been....".
Also see: Image 512, Image 511, Image 510, Petition 52b, Image 509, " 52a. Other information included that he had been settled "this twelve year" and has "cleared between 30 and 40 acres thereon and erected buildings;" [Wm Howard paid 5 pounds, 11 shillings sterling; 80 acres of land was granted and entered in Land Book "H" Page 183 (also Land Book H, pages 102 and 103 mentioned in pencil); Warrant #534 or #554 mentioned; Andrew Hamilton's 50 acres mentioned as was the River Thames; front concession of Howard under authority of a Land Board Certificate]
|Wm Howard Signature On Petition|
Did a meeting of the Land Board of the Counties of Essex and Kent that met in Detroit on 9 August 1793 (regarding land intended for William Howard the son of Mrs. Martha Howard) reference the same Lot #5 on the River Thames that was noted in the 1809 petition?: