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Plumbago Mines

  • CA MNBM ID113
  • Fonds
  • 1884 - 1904

This fonds consists of correspondence between Samuel Mayes and George Botsford and their customers, 1884-1904.

Plumbago Mines (Saint John, N.B.)

Pigeon family

  • CA MNBM ID2240
  • Fonds
  • 1846-1869

The fonds consists of two freeman's certificates. One, dated 1846, belonged to Charles Pigeon, a ship's carpenter. The other, dated 1869, belonged to Charles T. or D. Pigeon, a dealer in provisions.

Pigeon (family)

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)

Thomas E. Millidge

  • CA MNBM ID80
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1875

This fonds consists of a ledger which records all of Millidge's accounts payable and receivable for his business and personal affairs. It includes detailed accounts of the building and maintenance of named ships.

Millidge, Thomas Edward

Francois-Lambert Bourneuf

  • CA MNBM ID1720
  • Fonds
  • 1853

This paper consists of a copy of specifications of a ship approximately 1100 to 1200 tons,1853.

Bourneuf, Francois-Lambert

Mary Spurr Harding genealogical

  • CA MNBM ID151
  • Collection
  • 1851 - 1910

The collection consists of genealogical information and family letters. There are original letters with transcriptions, written by Mary Spurr Harding from Shippegan and Chatham, N.B., in 1851-1852, to her mother Amelia deWolf Spurr in Bridgetown, Nova Scotia. The letters discuss: children; childhood conditions, including remedies for worms; mid-19th century everyday life for women; relatives; preserving food, particularly fruit; family friends; travel within the province; and the slow delivery of mail. There is also some discussion of Mary Harding's husband John's lumber and shipping business.

There is also a modern hand-drawn map showing the places in northern New Brunswick and Nova Scotia where Spurr and Harding families lived; photocopies of photographs of Mary Harding (1850 -1901); newsclippings of family obituaries; a photograph of the Harding house in Miramichi; and genealogical material including a printed form showing Spurr family lineage.

Harding, Mary Spurr

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

Barlow, Thomas & Co. (firm)

  • CA MNBM ID68
  • Fonds
  • 1843-1849

This fonds consists of a ledger for the Barlow, Thomas & Co. from 1843-1849.

Barlow, Thomas & Co. (firm)