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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)

Jonathan Odell Papers

  • CA FRM MS14
  • Fonds
  • 1784-1829

This series consists of correspondence regarding personal business dealings.

Odell, Jonathan

Robert Salter

  • CA PANB MC265
  • Fonds
  • 1784-1842

This account book includes entries on half-pay; business transactions in grain, lumber, foodstuffs, shoes and boots, rum, tobacco, and other goods; and exchanges of labour. It also includes receipts of payments made on accounts and brief entries relating to voyages of the trading vessel the "Mary Salter," specifically, the dates she left and returned to Nova Scotia and her ports of call. Entries are written in several hands other than Robert Salter's, one possibly being William W. Salter's.

Salter, Robert

Mather Byles

  • CA UNB MG H 2
  • Fonds
  • 1784-1786

The Mather Byles letterbooks are held as Volume 25 of the Winslow Family fonds. The five letterbooks contain holographic copies of letters written by Mather Byles to Edward Winslow during 1784-1786 when Byles was in Halifax and Saint John. Byles informs Winslow of events in Halifax as they occur and thanks Winslow for his support on both a financial and influential level.

Arrangement is chronological.

Byles, Mather

DeVeber family

  • CA MNBM ID247
  • Fonds
  • 1784-1933

This fonds consists of family correspondence, diaries and land records. It includes family correspondence, 1784-1933: the journals of N. Hubbard DeVeber, 1850-1856 and A.W. DeVeber, 1884-1885 and land records from Gagetown, Petersville and other parishes. The treasurer's account book of St. Paul's Church Sunday school, 1888-1892 and records about the estate of Leveritt H. DeVeber, 1880-1895 are also included.

DeVeber family

Life in Springfield and Local Area

  • Item
  • 1784-1984

"Life in Springfield and Local Area" booklet by BRRS Grade 8 class. A booklet showcasing the history of the area and how peoples daily lives went.

Two letters to Sir John Wentworth

  • CA CCA MC106
  • Collection
  • 1784 - 1785

Photocopies of letters sent from Robert Calder, from Marston describes his tour through the woods and may have been the first exploration between St Anns, Nova Scotia and St Andrews.

Wentworth, Sir John

Dr. John Caleff's Petitions for Land

  • CA CCA MC86
  • Collection
  • 1785 - 1872

Several petitions for land dated January 1872, February 1785, August 1802, and 1812, with the copy of the 1812 petition also having an attached map of land John Caleff owns in St. Stephen. In the grant applications Dr. John Caleff outlines the value of his services and the names his children.

Caleff, Dr. John

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.

Quinton family (Descendants of James Quinton)

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