1. Photocopies of documents in the National Archives of Canada and a transcript (by Peter Hessel) of one document (R.G. 1, E3, Vol. 53, pp. 3-5). The “Articles of Agreement”, also called “bonds”, were drawn up in 1825 and later between Archibald McNab and his settlers. See explanation from “McNab — The Township”.
2. Photocopies and transcript of “bonds” signed by 8 settlers in Montreal who paid their own passage to Canada and who lived as “squatters” in McNab Township prior to June 1825. Also copies of “bonds” for settlers arriving in 1827.
3. Photocopy of a list of potential “McNab settlers” drawn up and signed by [Dr.] Francis B. Hamilton, Justice of the Peace in Perthshire, who was Archibald McNab’s cousin in Leny near Callander, Scotland. The document is NOT a bond, but is entitled “List of persons who have agreed to join McNab in Upper Canada, arranged according to families”. The persons whose name is underlined have “signed the agreement as heads of families ... bonding themselves ...” It was dated at Greenock, April 18, 1825.
4. Clan McNab Society Newsletter 1980. Item 9 "The Original Emigrants to McNab Township, Upper Canada - 1825, by Professor Garnet McDiarmid. Apparently, this paper was going to be published in the Ontario Provincial genealogical publication "Families" Vol. 21, No. 1 (1982). Paper contains original research by McDiarmid and examines Wild and Fraser's accounts of the terms of settlement of the McNab Township settlers.