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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

Charles Duncan Everett

  • CA MNBM ID112
  • Fonds
  • 1826 - 1844

This fonds consists of an account book, 1832-1843, and business material including bankruptcy documents and promissory notes.

Everett, Charles Duncan

Alexander P. Paterson

  • CA MNBM ID1201
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1949

This fonds consists of the business and political records of A. P. Paterson. The business records include three letter books dated 1900-1909 recording Baird and Peter's business in Puerto Rico importing goods such as molasses. There are also printed advertisements and price lists.

The political records include typescripts of articles and speeches, published pamphlets relating to Maritime Rights and the British North America (BNA) Act, and reports on Royal Commissions. There is correspondence about Paterson's duties as Minister of Education and Municipal and Federal Affairs, and applications for government jobs primarily from Saint John residents and firms with references to a patronage committee. There are articles, correspondence, speeches and drafts of speeches on Maritime Rights and the British North America Act.

There is also a section of printed ephemera which includes poetry from the "Evening Gazette", Saint John, 1889; regulations of Municipal Employment office in Saint John, 1939; an address by Emile Vaillancourt to the Kiwanis Club of Montreal entitled "When Montreal was 200 years old" and a brief by the Canadian Teachers Federation to the Federal Government in 1949.

Patterson, Alexander Pierce

Tilley family

  • CA MNBM ID1384
  • Fonds
  • 1845 - [ca. 1896]

This fonds includes political and public correspondence, petitions, reports belonging to Sir Leonard Tilley and papers related to Alice Tilley's involvement in women's and benevolent organizations. There are business and personal correspondence, receipts, leases, and account books of Tilley and his wife.

Statistical information on: Saint John Post Office employees' salaries, 1866, 1872; ships built and registered in New Brunswick, 1863-1871; imports and exports for New Brunswick 1863-1871, all probably assembled as background information for Sir Leonard, is also included.

Tilley, Sir Samuel Leonard

John Armstrong

  • CA MNBM ID1684
  • Fonds
  • 1845-1910

Fonds consists of property deeds, leases and legal documents relting to John Armstrong's land holdings and legal affairs, including:

  • Deeds and leases for properties in Saint John, Grand Falls, Buctouche, Woodstock and in Sunbury, Queen's, Carleton and Kent counties, - 1845-1866. As well, there are Sheriff's sales of property in Victoria county, 1859 and 1860.
  • There are 2 bonds for debts to John Armstrong, 1855 and 1865.
  • There is a bill of sale for wooden boats to John Armstrong, 1968 and a certificate of ownership of shares in the barque, "Jennie Armstrong" and registered ownership of the brig "Maggie.
  • There is a confirmation of discharge, 1875, which was John Armstrong's official discharge in his declaration of insolvency. The actual date of the confirmation was 29 November 1875 at the City of Saint John in the County of Saint John. This document was prepared by S.R. Thomson, Solicitor to the Insolvent

Armstrong, John

Alexander P. Barnhill

  • CA MNBM ID1697
  • Fonds
  • 1888

This fonds consists of certificates for appointments and qualifications granted to Barnhill by the Supreme Court of New Brunswick.

Barnhill, Alexander Perley

Beatteay family

  • CA MNBM ID1701
  • Fonds
  • 1839-1929

This fonds consists of property deeds, Methodist membership records, printed broadsheet, family history information, and a personal letter.

Beatteay (family)

Thomas H. Hall

  • CA MNBM ID1989
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1874

This fonds consists of documents and certificates relating to Thomas Hall. They include records of his membership in the Saint John Mechanics Institute, 1862-1866; his freeman's certificate, 1863; a letter giving him right of passage as a British subject through the United States in 1865; and a deed for a cemetery plot, issued in Thomas Hall's name in 1867 with a register of internments on the reverse. There is an original title of ownership to a pew in Brussels Street Baptist Church, purchased in 1848 by Zebedee Ring and transferred Thomas H. Hall.

Hall, Thomas Harris

Kennedy family

  • CA MNBM ID2051
  • Fonds
  • 1862-[188-?]

This fonds consists of a lot certificate for a burial plot in the Saint John Rural Cemetery, belonging to William Kennedy with notes of death dates of family members written on the back. There is also a pew rental certificate dating from the 1880s from Centenary Methodist Church belonging to William Kennedy. A freeman certificate belonging to Edward Kennedy, dated 1866, is also included.

Kennedy (family)

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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