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George Skeffington Grimmer

  • CA UNB MG H 99
  • Fonds
  • 1847-1873

This is a collection of official appointments received by George Skeffington Grimmer, 1847 - 1973. They include the authority to perform legal functions such as receiver of bail or notary public, as well as appointment as Clerk of various New Brunswick Courts. Arrangement is chronological.

Grimmer, George Skeffington

J. Chester MacRae

  • CA UNB MG H 161
  • Fonds
  • Some materials created in 1927-1956

This fonds documents J. Chester MacRae's military, political and teaching careers.

It consists of three typescript volumes of informal memoirs prepared from diaries he kept. The volumes are rich in personal anecdotes of MacRae's activities and those of his friends and acquaintances.

The fonds also contains photocopies of formal documentation, photographs and newspaper clippings.

MacRae, John Chester, MP

James Brown

  • CA UNB MG H 82
  • Fonds
  • 1840-1866

This fonds consists of correspondence to James Brown, mostly concerning his constituency, 1840 - 1866; petitions to Sir William Colebrook, the Lieutenant Governor, mainly from residents of Charlotte County, 1842 - 1866, and a few miscellaneous printed items.

Correspondence with Charlotte County residents is primarily concerned with constituency matters including grants of money to construct bridges, to establish a monthly agricultural periodical, for pensions for widows of Revolutionary soldiers, and for land. Petitions to Colebrook from Charlotte County residents deal with such issues as pensions for Revolutionary soldiers and remuneration for teaching school.

Brown, James

Mercy Ann Coles

  • CA UNB MG H 78
  • Fonds
  • 1864

This fonds contains a photocopy of Mercy Ann Coles' diary, 16 pages.

Coles, Mercy Ann

Oswald Crocket

  • CA UNB MG H 17
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1913

This fonds documents Oswald Crocket's political and personal activities. It reflects his involvement with his constituency, particularly in relation to the militia, rural mail contracts, public works, election campaigns, and the Intercolonial Railway as well as his political activities in relation to government departments and agencies, such as fisheries, Indian affairs, inland revenue, the interior, justice, labour, Civil Service Board, and King's Printer.

The fonds consists of political and family correspondence, materials relating to the St. Andrew's Society of Fredericton (1830s-1950s), and newspaper clippings.

Crocket, Oswald Smith

Peter Mitchell

  • CA UNB MG H 6
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1862

This fonds documents the business and political activities of Peter Mitchell, Jr. It includes business and political correspondence as well as a poem on Mitchell and politics. The fonds also includes financial records -- notes and bills relating to Peter Mitchell's brother, James Mitchell, 1861-1872, and an article, "The Secret History of Canadian Politics."

Mitchell, Peter

Samuel Leonard Tilley

  • CA UNB MG H 10a
  • Fonds
  • 1833-1870

This fonds consists of original material including letters and telegrams to and from Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley. The correspondents include: Sir John A. Macdonald, Charles Tupper, Thomas D'Arcy McGee, George Brown, Georges-Etienne Cartier, Alexander Galt, Reverend Ezekiel McLeod, Charles Fisher. The correspondence covers topics such as Confederation, the Inter-Colonial Railway, election results and temperance. The specific correspondence is indicated at item level. Also included is a statement of Canada's financial position between the years 1861 and 1864, two publications entitled Debates of Assembly 1867 and Correspondence Respecting the Proposed Union of the British North American Provinces 1867, a memorandum by Robert Jardine, a land deed (1837), a poem and a newspaper clipping.

Tilley, Samuel Leonard, Sir

Sir George Eulas Foster

  • CA UNB MG H 43
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1927

This fonds documents the personal and political activities of Sir George Eulas Foster. It includes travel diaries, weekly diaries, notebooks of political speeches, thought books (temperance, crime, religion, Canadian history), a few pieces of correspondence, lecture notes (League of Nations), speeches, manuscripts on historical subjects, and published articles on historical and political themes.

Foster, George Eulas, Sir

Thomas D'Arcy McGee letters

  • CA UNB MG H 38
  • Fonds
  • [1855-1868]

This collection contains photocopies of letters written by Thomas D'Arcy McGee to James Sadlier.

McGee, Thomas Darcy

William Colebrooke

  • CA UNB MG H 76
  • Fonds
  • 1843-1845

This fonds consists of six state letters between Right Honorable Lord Stanley, Colonial Secretary, and Lieutenant Governor Sir William Colebrook, 1843 - 1845. Some of these letters are regarding the Imperial Acts for the protection of copyright in books and provincial post office establishment for the province of New Brunswick. There is also one letter, dated 1 October 1845, that includes an extract of a report from the Earl of Lonsdale to the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury dated 14 August 1845.

Colebrooke, William