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William Bryant
82nd Regiment Prince of Wales Volunteers

The William Bryant Family of Westminster Township Surveyor General Office York, 20th August, 1816

Sir,

I have the honour to acquaint you for the information of His Excellency the Lt. Governor that the Lot #32 in the 1st Concession of Westminster was reported by Sheriff Bostwick in the year 1812 to be settled upon and in some measure improved by one George Norton, and I have not heard of his removal from it.

Wiam Bryant and William Hart, discharged soldiers of the 82nd Regiment are willing to relocate in lieu of the aforesaid lot. The lot #36 in the 2nd concession of Westminster under the usual rules and regulations, which I request you will be pleased to submit to His Excellency.

(Signed) Surveyor General

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82nd Regiment Prince of Wales Volunteers

Christopher Myers
Quartermaster General’s Department

Colonel Christopher Myers CB

Christopher John Myers was born c 1774 in County Dublin, Ireland.  In August 1799, as a captain in the 40th Regiment of Foot, Myers was wounded at the Battle of Bergen in what is now Holland.  Isaac Brock, then a Lieutenant-Colonel commanding the 49th Regiment of Foot, participated in the same battle.

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Quartermaster General’s Department