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J.E. Masters

  • CA MNBM ID207
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1884

This fonds consists of seamen's wages account books, printed maps and notes. The seamen's wages account books are for the ship "Muskota", and provide Captain (J.E. Masters) and seamen's names, titles, wages, dates of engagement, and financial transactions. The books also provide tables for calculating seamen's wages. There are three maps which show the routes taken by ships under J.E. Masters command, including the "Berteaux".

Four loose pages from a memorandum book contain notes about the ship "Berteaux" and provide dates of departure and arrival from various ports. On the reverse side of the memorandum pages, there are notes of purchases and a list of worldwide contact addresses for Captain Masters. Most are shipping company addresses, including C.W. Berteaux, the firm that built and owned the "Muskota" and the "Berteaux".

Masters, J.E.

J.S. Parker and Sons

  • CA MNBM ID301
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1886

This fonds consists of the accounting ledgers of J. S. Parker and Sons. The company appears to be operating as a general store as well as a shipbuilding concern. The accounts record sales to customers, supplies (including lumber) purchased for building ships, and payments to workmen. The company appears to have provided board and lodging for some of its workers, as detailed in the accounts.

J.S. Parker and Sons (firm)

Jack W. Humphrey

  • CA MNBM ID2031
  • Fonds
  • 1956

This fonds consists of a typescript of a lecture by Jack Humphrey given at Mount Allison University Art Workshop in 1956. The lecture deals with the elements of painting, composition and design. It discusses Fauvism, Cubism and Impressionism as well as technique and colour theory for painting in both oil and watercolour, and basic materials used in art. The original lecture was apparently illustrated, but the illustrations are no longer present.

Humphrey, Jack Weldon

Jack family

  • CA MNBM ID2604
  • Fonds
  • 1795-1911

This fonds consists of correspondence, legal papers, appointments, financial documents, ephemera, and Jack family notes and writings.

The correspondence, 1833-1899, is primarily family (mostly between Emma and William) and 2 other letters including a letter of reference for William Kenah and a letter to T. Jack with a Notman photo from Lord Frederick Poulet.

Legal papers include deeds and land contracts, court cases (Richard Sands v. James Keaton, Edward L. Thorne, and Lovitt v. Clark, Supreme Court, 1795) and a contract for a yearly allowance to John and Hannah Allan, 1806. There are also resolutions on the death of William Jack in 1886 and draft minutes of an investigation concerning Joseph Hea.

Family writings include a typescript, "Ireland" - E.C.J. about the reminiscences of Emma Carleton Jack of life in Ireland before coming to Canada and provides information about her family members, probably written for her children and grandchildren. Works by William Jack include an account of his life as a lawyer, a personal account of the Saint John fire of 1877, and a short articles about New Brunswick history. There is also some and poetry written by William Jack, aged 20.

There are certicates of appointments for John Curry, as Justice of the Peace, Sunbury Co.; Isaac Allan Jack as Recorder for Saint John, 1885; Joseph Kenah as Captain of 104th Regiment, 1816; and William Jack, Queen's Counsel, 1880. There is also a notebook prepared by D.W. Jack containing instructions for a gauger.

There are a few receipts for general items and a stock certificate for the Caledonia Mining and Manufacturing Company belonging to William Jack.

Ephemera consists of Coronation service booklets (1911), ribbons, menu, dried flowers, a collection of bookplates and envelopes, and a certificate of the Cooper Union Women's School of Art given to Emma Jack.

Jack family

James Bradley

  • CA MNBM ID1723
  • Fonds
  • 1828-1861

This fonds consists of a contract to carry mail between Saint John and Fredericton for a three year period, beginning in 1828, and way bills detailing passengers and cargo, 1841-1845. It also includes records of land transactions and a freeman certificate from Saint John.

Bradley, James

James D. McKenna

  • CA MNBM ID412
  • Fonds
  • 1930

The fonds consists of correspondence and printed ephemera including invitations, souvenir programs, passes, booklets and menus from McKenna's trip to England in 1930.

McKenna, James Daly

James Hannay

  • CA MNBM ID5249
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1909

Fonds consists of correspondence, writings and research materials belonging to Hannay. The correspondence includes letters to and from W.O. Raymond, W.F. Ganong, Charles G. D. Roberts, and Joseph Howe, 1857-1909. There are copies of Royal Navy reports on Bay of Fundy fishery, 1853, and typescripts of writings by Hannay, including articles clipped from newspapers, 1870-1909.

Research notes and background material included the original of a "Report to British cabinet on the Railway between Halifax and Quebec," 1857, and handwritten notes on the Tilley family, 1889.

Hannay, James

James Kennedy Elliot

  • CA CC MCC71
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1926

Fonds contains documents related to the estate of James Kennedy Elliot. Included in the fonds are Elliot’s 1925 will and releases signed by his heirs

Elliott, James Kennedy

James McLeod

  • CA MNBM ID3029
  • Fonds
  • [1830?]-1923

This fonds consists of the business records and correspondence of James McLeod in his role as master of 11 vessels. There are 11 series, one for each vessel. There is also a handwritten notebook, "Specifications of an Iron Sailing Vessel," giving 48 pages of detailed specifications for building and filling up an iron barque. The volume is undated but appears to come from between 1830 and 1860.

McLeod, James

James P. Loughery

  • CA MNBM ID2088
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1918

The fonds consists of a copy of Loughery's certificate as master of a steam tugboat in the coasting trade (1911); two letters of recommendation, dated February 1911, and a Canadian master's return dated 1918. The letters of recommendation are from C.M. Kerrison, ship and general broker, and J. Splane & Co., also brokers, and they testify to James Loughery's capabilities, sobriety, and trustworthiness as a master of a vessel. The master's return, issued under provisions of the War Measures Act of 1914, provides date of birth, citizenship, employment, and grade of certificate.

Loughery, James Patterson

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