Fonds 149 - Doherty family

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Doherty family

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CA MtA 149

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  • 1870-1873 (Creation)
    Doherty family (Rexton)

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1.5 cm of textual records

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(Branch begins before 1870)

Biographical history

The Doherty family lived in Kingston (later named Rexton), New Brunswick. Willie Doherty was the son of Dr. Isaac W. Doherty and Isabella (Cleveland) Doherty, and a student at the Mount Allison Wesleyan Academy, 1872/1873 and 1873/1874. He became a doctor, and served in the armed forces during the Riel Rebellion, 1885.

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Information about the custody of these records prior to acquisition is incomplete.

Scope and content

Fonds consists mainly of letters received by Willie Doherty from family members and friends while he was a student at Mount Allison Wesleyan Academy; Isaac W. and Isabella Doherty letters and bills; and Willie’s letters to other family members.

Brief notes composed by the donor regarding the content of each letter are attached to each item. Arrangement is chronological with the series. Four items are not dated.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Donated to the Archives by Harry McCleve, grandson of Willie Doherty, Bloomfield Station, New Brunswick, November 1995


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  • English

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