|dc.description.abstract||A writ of execution issued by William Kingsmill, Sheriff of Niagara regarding the
estate of Alexander Hamilton. Hannah A. Hamilton is the executrix. It contains
the matter of David Thorburn who was a merchant, warden and Justice of the
Peace for the Niagara District. He was also a political figure in Upper Canada. He
sued the estate for damages of 1203 pounds and 12 s. ½. The writ also refers to
Joseph Hamilton and lands on the Grand River in the Township of Moulton in
Haldimand. There is a red seal on the bottom right hand corner. It is signed by W. Kingsmill,
Sheriff. The signatures of the witnesses are A. Gilkinson and David Thorburn.