Item MC613 - Harris Hatch land grant

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Harris Hatch land grant

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1 land grant ;: 38 x 68 cm + wax seal

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Harris Hatch was born in 1780, a son of Christopher Hatch of Boston, a Loyalist who settled at St. Andrews, New Brunswick. Harris Hatch married Ann Whitlock in 1808. He was a lawyer who trained as a student in the law office of Ward Chipman; Registrar of Deeds and Probates for Charlotte County; member of the Legislative Council, Commissioner of Bankruptcies, Surrogate, member of the Board of Education, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas; a member of the Legislative Council and a colonel in the militia. He built the house which is now the Ross Memorial Museum in St. Andrews. Harris Hatch died in 1856.

Harris H. Hatch, a son of Harris and Ann Hatch, was born in 1811 and died in 1894. He succeeded his father as Registrar of Deeds and Probates in Charlotte County.

Loyalists to Canada, 1992;
New Brunswick Loyalists, 1983;
Some Loyalists and Others, 1976

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This collection consists of a Crown land grant (1818) given to Harris Hatch for property on the Digedeguash River. Wax seal attached.

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Lois Hill


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Location in Archives: D10
Accession No. 2004.002

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