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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

J.A. Inches report

  • CA MNBM ID1991
  • Fonds
  • 24 May 1866

This report was prepared for Lieutenant-Governor Arthur Hamilton Gordon by Lieutenant-Colonel J.A. Inches on 24 May 1866. It discusses in detail the activities of the Fenians in the Calais, Maine, and St. Stephen, New Brunswick, on 23 and 24 May 1866.

Inches, James A., Lieutenant-Colonel, b. ca. 1832

James H. Critchley

  • CA UNB MG H 164
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1963, predominant 1960-1962

This fonds consists of 25 letters written by Lord Beaverbrook to James H. Critchley, 11 of which related to Critchley's work in selecting books for the UNB Law Library or pertain to his personal donations. Fourteen of the letters are personal notes from Beaverbrook in which he expresses concern over Critchley's health problems, thanks Critchley for gifts received, or sent with gifts for Critchley. Also included is a photocopy of a letter sent by Beaverbrook to J.H. Critchley's widow, Margaret, and son, Cyril, in which he described Critchley as an "intimate friend".

This fonds also includes a photograph of James Critchley as well as biographical information compiled by John Critchley.

Critchley, James Henry

James Pringle

  • CA MNBM ID2261
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1919

The fonds consists of South African War and World War I certificates and dispatches. The certificates include James Pringle's discharge from the South African War in 1900 and his service certificate from the First World War. There are mentions in two dispatches, issued by the War Office in London, for gallant and distinguished services in the field, dated 7 November 1917 and 7 April 1918.

Pringle, James

James Quinton family

  • CA MNBM ID441
  • Fonds
  • 1785-1885

This fonds consists of James Quinton's records of his building and construction projects and other family records. It includes estimates, tenders and other construction documents for various banks, churches, houses, bridges, railways, the Court House, the Saint John Custom House, the Provincial Lunatic Asylum, the General Hospital, the Sailor's Home and Lighthouse, the Post Office, and the Opera Hall; 1848-1879 together with James Quinton's correspondence, wage records and business accounts.

There are also assessment notices, deeds, leases and other material of Quinton Family, 1785-1875. Family correspondence includes letters from John Boyd Quinton, San Francisco, to his brothers, John Quinton and James Quinton, 1849-1863, and correspondence belonging to John Quinton, Alfred Quinton, and William A. Quinton.

James Quinton (family)

James Wolfe letters

  • CA UNB MG H 78
  • Fonds
  • [1759]

This record contains photostat copies of 6 letters written by General James Wolfe about the 1759 campaign.

Wolfe, James

John B.M. Baxter

  • CA MNBM ID456
  • Fonds
  • 1808-1948

This fonds consists primarily of Baxter's records of the Royal Commission to inquire into statements made by "The Standard" concerning the Provincial Hospital at Fairville, New Brunswick. It includes issues of the paper, drafts of the report and testimony, extracts from the press and correspondence. There is also a number of documents collected by Baxter including letters from famous people and original miltiary records of Saint John, 1808-1926.

Baxter, John Babington Macaulay

John R. McCulley

  • CA MNBM ID489
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1901

The fonds consists of a diary kept by John R. McCulley during service in the Boer War. It includes a description of the voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia. in February 1900, daily life aboard ship, arrival in Capetown, South Africa, and troop movements from March to December 1900 as well as details of the return voyage to Canada. There are some names soldiers killed in action and names of wounded, including the nature of their injuries. There is mention of outbreaks of enteric fever, including the author's own, place names such as Bloomfontein and Pretoria. There is a list of dates, with South African locations or engagements and remarks which were taken from the official record of the 1st Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles plus a few other facts pertinent to this unit including numbers of wounded and killed in action.

McCulley, John R.

John S. Scott fonds

  • CA PANB MC1983
  • Fonds
  • 1916 - 1919

This fonds consists of a diary kept by John S. Scott during the First World War, from 1916 to 1919. It includes notes relating to the outfitting of soldiers and the transport of men, equipment, and supplies overseas. It also contains diary entries concerning the movement of troops and the activities of men at the front (France), as well as relating to Scott's activities in England during the immediate post-war period, prior to his return to Canada in 1919.

The fonds also contains a few military orders, passes, rationing orders, personal bills, memoranda, and telegrams. Lastly it includes a programme of a grand concert held aboard H. M. Troopship "Canada" in March 1919, a copy of a statutory declaration of John Smith Scott probably signed about 1918, and a few newspaper clippings.

Scott, John Smith

John Venner Thurger

  • CA MNBM ID110
  • Fonds
  • 1824 - 1831

This fonds consists of a letter book of John Venner Thurgar, 1827-1831 and a receipt book of business transactions for Robinson & Thurgar, 1824-1829.

Thurgar, John Venner

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