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Home of Joseph Read Photograph

  • CA THT 2011.1.9
  • Item
  • [189-?]

Item is a framed photograph of Joseph Read's (Read Stone Co.) 'Glenburn' home in Barrowfeild, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.

Sampson Salter Blowers

  • CA MNBM ID1105
  • Fonds
  • 1779 - 1842

This fonds includes the legal documents, land papers, stock certificates and other material of Sampson Blowers.

Blowers, Sampson Salter

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

Edward Barron Chandler

  • CA MNBM ID343
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1810-1880]

This fonds includes:

  • Chandler's correspondence re politics and history;
  • Correspondence of Chandler family;
  • Westmorland Parish Assessments;
  • Chandler's legal papers;
  • Westmorland County marriages 1833-1856;
  • Moncton and Botsford Census Returns, 1852;
  • W.C. Milner's notes;
  • Dorchester P.O. receipts;
  • North Joggins, list of scholars for 1841;
  • Baptist Seminary lists of texts;
  • Militia summons;
  • Marriage certificates;
  • Westmorland General Sessions notice;
    Note: Detailed evaluation needed

Chandler, Edward Barron

George Cumming

  • CA MNBM ID1795
  • Fonds
  • 1818, 1837

This fonds cconsists of two letters, one from Hugh in 1818 and the other from Mary in 1837. The letters contain family news.

Cumming, George

Abraham Gesner

  • CA MNBM ID4499
  • Fonds
  • 1826-1863

This fonds consists of correspondence, specifications, patents and notes on Abraham Gesner's geological work. There are records of his patents and petitions for patents as well as specifications and plans for manufacturing kerosene. Some personal papers, including a memorandum of a will, an appointment to the Geological Survey of New Brunswick, and the assignment of a mortgage are included.

Gesner, Abraham

Freeman Hale Todd & Sons fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1832-1921

This collection contains documents pertaining to Freeman Hale Todd's business ventures, including his logging and lumber business along the St Croix River Region, as well as his merchant and grocery businesses. These include account books, promissory notes, receipts and documents related to shipping as well as deeds, indentures, mortgages, assignments of land and insurance policies. There are also wills, family papers and matters relating to Probate that pertain to Freeman Hale Todd's estate after his death on 9 September 1885. Documents involving a co-partnership between Ninian Lindsay Todd and F. H. Todd & Sons are also included. Freeman Hale Todd's election address from when he was elected in 1865 as a candidate opposing the Confederation of New Brunswick with Canada also fall under the scope of this collection. There are also some documents related to his eldest son Frank Todd which include promissory notes, receipts, correspondences, and mortgages related to his business ventures and investments in Maine and New Brunswick.

Freeman Hale Todd & Sons

New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company

  • CA UNB MG H 76
  • Fonds
  • [1834-1837]

This fonds contains photocopies of 4 documents relating to the New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company: reports nos. 1 and 2 of the state and condition of the province of New Brunswick with some observations on the company's tract laid before the Court of Directors of the Nova Scotia and New Brunswick Land Company by E. N. Kendall, commissioner, on 31 December 1835; sketch of the proposed town of Stanley now being erected and settled by the New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company showing its present state, dated 11 October 1834; sketch plan with names of the occupiers of houses in the town of Stanley, those having taken lots and intending to build -- also the inhabitants of the houses dated 11 October 1837.

New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company

George Taylor

  • CA FRM MS84
  • Fonds
  • 1838 - 1913

The PANB holds the George Taylor fonds of photographs (P5).

Taylor, George Thomas

Israel Longworth fonds

  • CA MtA 0002
  • Fonds
  • [1846?-1901?]

This fonds consists of manuscripts and historical documents pertaining to the Archibald and Longworth families, and Colchester County, Nova Scotia, towns religious groups and family genealogies. Also, included are addresses and lectures by Mr. Longworth, Longworth and Archibald legal and business documents, and a collection of newspapers and journals.

Longworth, Israel

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