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Diary from Magdalen Islands

  • CA MNBM ID2187
  • Fonds
  • 1 July 1777 - 31 December 1777

This fonds contains the original and a photocopy of a diary kept by a foreman of Richard Gridley who was living on Amherst, in the Magdalen Islands. The diary provides a glimpse into the lives of the inhabitants of Amherst in 1777, describing daily activities such as farming, and cutting wood. They made barrels for the crews of Richard Gridley's vessels and also for the Acadian settlers. Each entry begins with weather conditions of the day and usually mentions which vessels had been sighted at the time.

Gridley, Richard, Colonel

Family Fonds

  • CA KPH 1.1
  • Fonds
  • [1783]-

A collection of family files, including Northrup, Miller, Saunders, Scribner, Flewelling, Hoyt, Whitehead, and Thompson.

Benjamin Atherton Records

  • CA FRM MS12
  • Fonds
  • 1771-1785

This small series provides information on Atherton's business dealings and official duties.

Atherton, Benjamin

Robert Reid letter

  • CA PANB MC411
  • Fonds
  • 1785

The letter from Robert Reid to Adam Smith is a record of Robert Reid's experiences and recollections as he travelled overland from Baie des Chaleur to Halifax, Nova Scotia in mid-winter in the company of some aboriginal people.

Reid, Robert

Henry B. Brown

  • CA MNBM ID1730
  • Fonds
  • 1786

This fonds consists of 4 pages dealing the accounts of Henry Brown's legal work for April, July, and September terms of 1786.

Brown, Henry Barlow

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

Anglican Diocese of Fredericton

  • CA PANB MC223
  • Fonds
  • 1786 -

This fonds contains the records created by the organizations and clergy of the Diocese of Fredericton - including the Bishops, the Diocesan Synod and its predecessor, the Diocesan Church Society, the Deaneries, the Cathedral and the Parishes.

However, it is the latter, the Parishes, which have generated the bulk of the records contained herein. Records produced by the Parishes include the Parish Registers (of Baptisms, Marriages, Burials and Confirmations), records of the Corporation (Vestry), statistical Registers of Services (now called Vestry Books), correspondence and financial records, land deeds and consecration and other legal records, parish histories, photographs etc. Any Parish's records may include some or all of the above and more.

Anglican Church. Diocese of Fredericton

Benedict Arnold and Monson Hayt

  • CA UNB MG H 3
  • Fonds
  • 1790

This fonds includes legal documents relevant to the litigation process between Arnold and Hayt in 1790.

Arnold, Benedict, General

Jonathan Sewell

  • CA UNB MG H 70b
  • Fonds
  • 1777-1796

This fonds consists of photocopies of 23 letters which were written to Jonathan Sewell by Ward Chipman between 1777 and 1796.

Sewell, Jonathan

Barker family

  • CA MNBM ID1693
  • Fonds
  • 1779-1800

This fonds consists of the will of Benjamin Barker, 1800, and 3 deeds for family property in York and Sunbury counties, 1779-1796.

Barker family (Sheffield, Sunbury County)

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