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Upper Canada Rebellion losses claims [textual record]. 

Series consists of



Place of creation


1 m of textual records.

Scope and content

Series consists of character references on claimants to justify that they were entitled to received as loyal subjects the indemnification for losses suffered during the Rebellion of 1837-1838 in Upper Canada. Volume 5488 contains lists of claimants arranged alphabetically, by claim number, and by districts. These records have become a part of the Department of Finance fonds because of the department's role as a central agency whose terms of reference extend to financial matters across all government activities.

Textual records
32: Restricted by law
from 5484 to 5488
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Textual records The finding aid consist of volume number, file number, file part, title and outside dates. Mikan 19-23 90 (Electronic)

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the series.

No further accruals are expected.

Availability of other formats note
The electronic images attached to files in this series result from a reprography request; not all files in the series have yet been digitized.

Associated material note
Researchers should be aware that the original records relating to the Upper Canada claims are kept in the War Office. Records, W.O. 9, volumes 36-43, in the Public Record Office, England.