The 1809 land petition of Elizabeth (Smith) Foote of Fredericksburg Township, Lennox and Addington County, Ontario


This petition is available online at the Library and Archives Canada website in the Upper Canada land petitions:


Elizabeth Foot/Smith, 1809, Fredericksburg, Vol. 188, Bundle F 9, petition 25, film C-1895, page 602

To His Excellancy Francis Goor Esqir Lieutenant Governor of the Provane of Upper Canada

In Counsil

The Petition of Elizabeth Foots of the township of Freidrickburg - Humbly Sheweth - That your Petitioner is the Dafter of Comfort Smith of Freidrickburg U E Loyalist that she is maried to David Foots of the same Place and has never Received any Land or order for Land from the Crown

Wherefore your Petitioner prays that your Excellancy may be Pleast to grant her two hundred acres of the Waste Lands of the Crown and permit Mr John Dutlar of the town of York to be her ajent to Locate the same and take out the Deed when compliant

And as in duty bound will Ever Pray

                                                                                Elizabeth Foot


Junary 25 1809

Elizabeth Foots maketh oath and saith that she is the person she Describs her self to be in the above Petition that she is maried and has never Recived any Land or order for land From the Crown.                                                Elizabeth foot

Sworn before me this

   day of Junary 1809                                                  Andw Kimmerly C P

I certify that Elizabeth Foots signed the above petition in my Presence that she is the Person she Describs her self to be and has never Recived any Land or order for Land from the Crown to the best of my Knolag and belief      Andw Kimmerly