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Hedley A. Northrup

  • CA MNBM ID69
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1921

This fonds consists of one volume, account book of Hedley A. Northrup's confectionery store, 1920-1921.

Northrup, Hedley A.

Hendricks family

  • CA MNBM ID239
  • Fonds
  • 1784-1939; predominant 1808-1837

This fonds consists of James Hendricks business correspondence, primarily about the shipping of hardware and general goods from Glasgow to Saint John. It also includes deeds, leases, bonds and other legal documentation assembled when James' son, Conrad, brought a suit in the Court of Equity in 1864 against Samuel Hallet over the administration of James' will. There are also some other papers belonging to Conrad's descendants.

Hendricks family (Saint John)

Henry Smith

  • CA PANB MC284
  • Fonds
  • 1798-1819

This fonds consists of personal and business correspondence of Henry Smith, dating from 1798 to 1804. There are letters from several correspondents, including Stephen Miller Sr., Stephen Miller Jr., Edward Howard, Hannah Smith, W. W. Hailes, Garret Clopper, and Mrs. H. Rogers.

The fonds also includes a single letter to Henry Smith's wife, Hannah Smith, from her mother Hannah Miller and an account with John M. Wilmot (1819).

Smith, Henry

Hugh Doherty

  • CA PANB MC368
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1892

This fonds consists of a single item -- an account book for Hugh Doherty's grocery store located in Saint John, N.B. The account book contains itemized accounts for each customer, showing the quantity of goods purchased and the amount charged. Often the customer's occupation is given.

Doherty, Hugh

Indian Island store account books

  • CA MNBM ID501
  • Fonds
  • 1820-1896

This fonds contains eight volumes: five ledgers and three day books, which give an extensive picture of the fishing industry along the coasts of the Bay of Fundy and Maine, including names of schooners and accounts of fishermen from Deer Island, Grand Manan, Campobello, St. Andrews, and Eastport (Maine).

Indian Island store

J. & G. Lawrence

  • CA MNBM ID758
  • Fonds
  • 1843-1896

The fonds consists of daybooks, account books and a ledger. The daybooks give details of their work such as items produced, the names of customers, charges, and materials used. They include repairs. There is also information on caskets and funerals, with names and dates. Account books include a list of funerals from 1867-1885 with names and ages of deceased. The ledger has a separate index. "The Cabinetmakers Assistant" published by Blackies in Glasgow, Scotland in 1853, containing furniture designs, is also included.

J. & G. Lawrence (firm)

J. & J. Miller & Co.

  • CA PANB MC189
  • Fonds
  • April 1880

This fonds consists of two legal items relating to J. & J. Miller & Co.: (1) A dissolution of partnership agreement, dated 22 April 1880, between James Miller, Sr. and James Miller, Jr., John Miller and John Cumming Miller, and Charles Alexander Duff Miller and David Elder Miller, and (2) An agreement, dated 23 April 1880, between John Miller et al and James Miller, Jr. regarding the latter's employment as manager of the company.

J. & J. Miller & Co. (Millerton, N.B.)

J. E. McAuley & Co.

  • CA PANB MC254
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1916

This fonds consists of 16 day books or account books of J. E. McAuley's general mercantile business, which operated after 1906 as J. E. McAuley & Co. These records cover most years between 1893-1916. An index dating to about 1897 is also included.

J.E. McAuley & Co. (Kings County, N.B.)

J. Leonard O'Brien

  • CA PANB MC299
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1973

This fonds documents the business activities, political career, and personal life of Joseph Leonard O'Brien.

Records relating to his years in provincial politics include correspondence, notes from his diaries, political scrapbooks, and materials relating to election campaigns and his position as Speaker of the House of Assembly. Federal political records include correspondence, copies of speeches, scrapbooks, photo albums, and materials pertaining to election campaigns and the Progressive-Conservative Association (letters, memos, minutes, briefs). A few of the political records pertain to his father, John O'Brien, who was a member of the House of Assembly for New Brunswick.

Records from J. Leonard O'Brien's years as Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick include official and private correspondence, speeches, invitations to various events, thank-you and congratulatory cards, scrapbooks, photo albums, guest books from Government House (1858-1965), an honorary degree, and materials pertaining to royal visits (1950s), the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, and the Order of Malta.

Business records include correspondence, financial records, account books, day books, ledgers, agreements, court records, and other material pertaining to O'Brien Limited; correspondence, minutes of board of directors meetings, financial records, agreements, inventories, reports, payroll records, purchase records, account books, ledgers, cash books, sales books, vouchers, invoices, and receipts pertaining to Chatham Industries Limited; correspondence, financial papers, inventories, purchase invoices, sale invoices, and loading orders for Trafalgar Mills Ltd.; and correspondence, financial records, agreements, a copy of the letters patent, a ledger, and reports regarding Plaswood Corporation of Canada. Business records dating to the years prior to 1917 relate to John O'Brien's business activities.

Also included are financial records, correspondence, invoices, account books, general ledgers, and inventories relating to the O'Brien Store; correspondence financial records, and an agreement pertaining to Miramichi Concrete Products Co.; and correspondence, financial records, and guests lists for the Big Hole Salmon Fishing Club, Limited, which was incorporated in 1907 with its heading office in Hillsborough, Albert County; New Brunswick. J. Leonard O'Brien was probably a director or a shareholder or both of this company.

Lastly, the fonds contains his personal records including general and family correspondence; documents pertaining to the O'Brien and McPeake family histories; financial records and photographs; a few records relating to the North West Boom Co., the South West Boom Co., Atlantic Sugar Refineries Ltd., Acadia Pulp and Paper Ltd., Bank of Nova Scotia, and J. McPeake O'Brien Store; documents pertain to the estate of Kathleen O'Brien; and documents and printed material pertaining to a number of associations, clubs, and universities including Canadian Red Cross Society, Boy Scouts of Canada, University of New Brunswick, Université de Moncton, St. Thomas University, and Mount Allison University.

A number of maps showing mineral occurrences, mining claims, the location and extent of Chatham Industries Limited lands, various hydro electric projects, and other areas of the province have been moved to the Map Section. Oversized records also have been moved to the Map Section. Loose photographs have been transferred to the Photograph Section. There are also several lithographs of Fredericton and area dating to the 1830s.

O'Brien, Joseph Leonard

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.

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