This collection contains the record books kept in operating the businesses and correspondence related to the business of smoking herring and marine repairs. There is a sectional Aeronautical chart of Boston (V-10), n.d.; blueprints of the barge "Minca" built for the Ministry of War, 1944; a Lee Wilcox poem; newspaper clipping about the replica of the schooner "Bluenose"; work orders for the annual refit of the patrol boat "Gull Light," 1970.
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.
Fonds consists of financial documents and some correspondence belonging to McKeen's Drug Store. Financial materials include cheque stubs, 1938-1960, statements, and account books, dated 1912-1969. Account books include payroll and accounts payable information. Correspondence, dated 1955-1968, consists of prescription information and prescription inquiries from customers. There are medical forms naming Carleton County physicians ordering prescriptions for patients and including name of patient, medicine, special directions, and in a few cases, the type of ailment.
This fonds consists of documents related to Jeremiah M. Connell's activities as a land owner in Carleton County. There are land grants, J.M. Connell's probate, and an estate list which contains information on real estate and bank and farm stock owned by J.M. Connell. It also lists names of those indebted to J.M. Connell through bonds and mortgages. Fonds also contains records of these bonds, mortgages, and deeds, and J.M. Connell's account information.
The fonds has not yet been arranged and described. It includes records of Ganong Brothers Limited, White Candy Company, Corona Company and Home Paper Box Company. There are record books from 1892 to 1946 (and possibly earlier) including minutes, year-end accounts and by-laws. There are bound ledgers and other loose records which include Board of Directors' meetings, payroll information, financial records, annual reports and sales analysis. There are also patents, licences and property deeds. A diary (1874-1878) belonging to Gilbert White Ganong, gives details of the early business. Advertising and publicity material is also included.
The fonds consists of military commissions and muster rolls belonging to George Scovil. The military commissions are for George G.G. Scovil as ensign (1865) and captain (1866) of Company 8, Fourth Battalion, Kings County Militia. There are also two muster rolls. One belonged to Captain G.G. Scovil, of Company 8, Fourth Battalion, Kings County Militia (1866) and contains names, ages, marital status and active or sedentary status of the members of the company.
The other muster roll, for the same company, originally belonged to a Captain W.B. Scovil, Company 8, Fourth Battalion, King's County Militia and contains names, ages, marital status and active or sedentary status.
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.